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1001 Inventions That Changed the World by Jack Challoner (Editor)
Call Number: 609 1001
Publication Date: 2009
Provides brief accounts of over one thousand inventions that have had a significant impact on the world, arranged chronologically from prehistoric times to 2008.
They All Laughed... by Ira Flatow
Call Number: 609 Fla
Publication Date: 1992
From light bulbs to lasers, the fascinating stories behind the great inventions that have changed our lives -- Gives the behind-the-scenes story of the history, personalities, and intrigues involved in many great inventions.
Inventions That Changed the World by Reader's Digest Editors
Call Number: 609 Inv
Publication Date: 2000
Examines some of the key inventions of the twentieth century, shows how they work, and discusses their impact.
The History of Invention by Trevor I. Williams
Call Number: 609 Wil
Publication Date: 1987
Check out the section on the 20th Century!
What a Great Idea! by Stephen M. Tomecek
Call Number: MS 609 Tom
Publication Date: 2003
Profiles forty-five historic and prehistoric inventions, explaining how they work and describing their origins and impact. Includes such developments as the hand ax, the axle, writing, money, the clock, anesthesia, and the nuclear reactor.
From the nation academy of engineering comes a list of achievements that are still used today. Included for each item listed is information on its history and evolution.
Air Warfare by Thomas Newdick, editor.
Call Number: 358.4 Air
Publication Date: 2008
Provides accounts of major military air campaigns since 1914, featuring the stories of pilots who flew some of these missions, and including historic photographs, live action images, aerial photography, and artwork.
The Influence of Air Power upon History by Walter J. Boyne
Call Number: 358.4 Boy
Publication Date: 2003
Explores the development of air-power philosophy over the course of the twentieth century, examining historic events that demonstrate how air power has influenced events in war, politics, diplomacy, technology, and mass culture.