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30 Second Great Inventions

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50 light-bulb moments that changed the world, from the compass to the smartphone, each explained in half a minute.

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What would the world be like without the wheel, or cement, or computers?  What about vaccines, antibiotics or printing?  30-Second Great Inventions traces the history of human progress through the products of pure genius, from the chance discovery of how to make glass by heating sand, to the series of light-bulb moments that enable us to illuminate the world at the flick of a switch.
Edited by David Boyle, you’ll be able to drive all your fellows batty with your extensive tid-bits of knowledge on the subject!

Book size: 234 x 182 x 13mm

160 pages

Edited by: David Boyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-78240-512-2

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