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  • Black Pioneers of Science and Invention

    • ASIN: 0152085661
    • ISBN: 9780152085667
    • Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers
    • Manufacturer: Hmh Books for Young Readers

    A readable, perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress. The achievements of Benjamin Banneker, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver, and others have made jobs easier, saved countless lives, and in many cases, altered the course of history.      Incl... [Read More]

  • Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions & How They Came to Be

    • ASIN: 0385320434
    • ISBN: 9780385320436
    • Brand: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
    • Manufacturer: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

    Popsicles, potato chips, Silly Putty, Velcro, and many other familiar things have fascinating stories behind them. In fact, dozens of products and everyday items had surprisingly haphazard beginnings. Mistakes That Worked offers forty of these unusual tales, along with hilarious cartoons and weird and amazing facts. Readers will be surprised and in... [Read More]

  • An Illustrated Timeline of Inventions and Inventors (Visual Timelines in History)

    • ASIN: 1404870172
    • ISBN: 1404870172
    • Manufacturer: Picture Window Books

    Who invented what, and when did they do it? From the ancient Egyptians to Thomas Edison, from the telephone to the space shuttle, this book length timeline is packed with inventions and inventors. Pick a point and start exploring!

  • Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

    • UPC: 046442195638
    • ASIN: 0618195637
    • ISBN: 0618195637
    • Brand: Sandpiper
    • Manufacturer: HMH Books for Young Readers

    In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and labs and basements, even in converted chicken coops, women and girls have invented ingenious innovations that have made our lives simpler and better. Their creations are some of the most enduring (the windshield wiper) and best loved (the chocolate chip cookie). What inspired these women, and just how di... [Read More]

  • Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World

    • ASIN: 1607749769
    • ISBN: 1607749769
    • Brand: Ten Speed Press
    • Manufacturer: Ten Speed Press

    It’s a scientific fact: Women rock!  A charmingly illustrated and educational book, New York Times best seller Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating colle... [Read More]

  • 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization: Official Children's Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition (National Geographic Kids)

    • ASIN: 142631258X
    • ISBN: 9781426312588
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: National Geographic Children's Books

    We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives. People living in the Muslim world saw what the Egyptians, Chinese, Indians, Greek, and Romans had discovered and spent the next ... [Read More]

  • The 1980s

    • ASIN: B016AO3I7G

  • The Invention of 'Folk Music' and 'Art Music': Emerging Categories from Ossian to Wagner (New Perspectives in Music History and Criticism)

    • ASIN: 0521178347
    • ISBN: 0521178347
    • Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press

    We tend to take for granted the labels we put to different forms of music. This study considers the origins and implications of the way in which we categorize music. Whereas earlier ways of classifying music were based on its different functions, for the past two hundred years we have been obsessed with creativity and musical origins, and classify ... [Read More]

  • The Mathematician's Mind

    • ASIN: 0691029318
    • ISBN: 0691029318
    • Brand: Princeton University Press
    • Manufacturer: Princeton University Press

    Fifty years ago when Jacques Hadamard set out to explore how mathematicians invent new ideas, he considered the creative experiences of some of the greatest thinkers of his generation, such as George Polya, Claude Lévi-Strauss, and Albert Einstein. It appeared that inspiration could strike anytime, particularly after an individual had worked hard ... [Read More]

  • The Invention of Free Labor: The Employment Relation in English and American Law and Culture, 1350-1870 (Studies in Legal History)

    • ASIN: 0807854522
    • ISBN: 0807854522
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press
    • Manufacturer: The University of North Carolina Press

    Examining the emergence of the modern conception of free labor--labor that could not be legally compelled, even though voluntarily agreed upon--Steinfeld explains how English law dominated the early American colonies, making violation of al labor agreements punishable by imprisonment. By the eighteenth century, traditional legal restrictions no lon... [Read More]

  • 1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization: Official Companion to the 1001 Inventions Exhibition

    • ASIN: 1426209347
    • ISBN: 9781426209345
    • Brand: National Geographic Society
    • Manufacturer: National Geographic

    1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today. Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our time; e... [Read More]

  • That's Not in My American History Book: A Compilation of Little-Known Events and Forgotten Heroes

    • ASIN: 158979107X
    • ISBN: 158979107X
    • Manufacturer: Taylor Trade Publishing

    History classes reduce America's story into a dry litany of dates, names, and places. That's Not in My American History Book tackles the messy details, reclaims disregarded heroes, and sets the record straight. This book explains why July 4th isn't really Independence Day, reveals 19th century mudslinging that labels Andrew Jackson a "murderer," an... [Read More]

  • Girls Think of Everything: Stories of Ingenious Inventions by Women

    • ASIN: 1328772535
    • ISBN: 1328772535
    • Brand: HMH Books for Young Readers
    • Manufacturer: HMH Books for Young Readers

    This updated edition of the bestselling Girls Think of Everything, by Sibert-winner Catherine Thimmesh and Caldecott Honor winner Melissa Sweet, retains all the integrity of the original but includes expanded coverage of inventions (and inventors) to better reflect our diverse and technological world. In kitchens and living rooms, in garages and l... [Read More]

  • Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

    • ASIN: 1101970316
    • ISBN: 1101970316
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    In this authoritative and eye-opening book, Max Tegmark describes and illuminates the recent, path-breaking advances in Artificial Intelligence and how it is poised to overtake human intelligence. How will AI affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more t... [Read More]

  • The Invention of Lying

    • UPC: 883929047871
    • ASIN: B00275EHBY
    • Brand: Warner Manufacturing
    • Manufacturer: Warner Home Video

    Invention of Lying, The (DVD)Ricky Gervais writes, directs and stars in this inspired conceptualcomedy set in a world in which lying -- even the concept of a lie --does not even exist.Everyone -- from politicians to car salesmen -- speaks the truth andnothing but, with no thought of the consequences. But when adown-on-his-luck loser named Mark (Ger... [Read More]

  • The Mastery of Submission: Inventions of Masochism (Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry)

    • ASIN: 0801433452
    • ISBN: 0801433452
    • Manufacturer: NCROL

    Individuals sometimes derive sexual pleasure from submission to cruel discipline. While that predilection was noted as early as the sixteenth century, masochism was not codified as a concept until 1890. According to John K. Noyes, its invention reflected a crisis in the liberal understanding of subjectivity and sexuality which continues to inform d... [Read More]

  • The Invention of Paris: A History Told in Footsteps

    • ASIN: 1844674118
    • ISBN: 1844674118
    • Brand: Brand: Verso
    • Manufacturer: Verso

    The Invention of Paris is a tour through the streets and history of the French capital under the guidance of radical Parisian author and publisher Eric Hazan. Hazan reveals a city whose squares echo with the riots, rebellions and revolutions of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Combining the raconteur’s ear for a story with a historian’s ... [Read More]

  • 777 Tri-Seven Entertainment African American Inventions 18x24 Poster Black History Famous People Inventors, 18" x 24", ((Color)

    • UPC: 773822728048
    • ASIN: B019DLDPTO
    • Brand: 777 Tri-Seven Entertainment
    • Size: 18" x 24"
    • Manufacturer: Tri-Seven Entertainment

    A colorful, educational poster of items invented by African-Americans. Did you know that Robert F. Flemming, Jr. invented the guitar in 1866? Huram S. Thomas invented the potato chip in 1865, and Garrett Morgan invented the traffic light in 1923. Great for children, schools, etc. A wonderful educational and trivia tool. 20 famous African-American h... [Read More]

  • History Year by Year: The History of the World, from the Stone Age to the Digital Age

    • ASIN: 1465414185
    • ISBN: 1465414185
    • Brand: DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
    • Manufacturer: DK Children

    Featuring more than 1,500 images that bring the story of the past to life through a detailed timeline, this visual world history book helps children navigate the influences, patterns, and connections between historical events, beginning with prehistory and running up to the Arab Spring.Budding historians will learn about the history of humans acros... [Read More]

  • Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

    • ASIN: 074325807X
    • ISBN: 9780743258074
    • Brand: Simon & Schuster
    • Manufacturer: Simon & Schuster

    In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative tha... [Read More]

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