Invention: The Master-key to Progress by Bradley A. Fiske

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Author Fiske, Bradley A. (Bradley Allen), 1854-1942
LoC No. 21018784
Title Invention: The Master-key to Progress
Contents Invention in primeval times -- Invention in the Orient -- Invention in Greece -- Invention in Rome: its rise and fall -- Invention of the gun and of printing -- Columbus, Copernicus, Galileo and others -- The rise of electricity, steam and chemistry -- The age of steam, Napoleon and Nelson -- Inventions in steam, electricity, and chemistry create a dangerous era -- Certain important creations of invention, and their beneficent influence -- Invention and growth of liberal government and American Civil War -- Invention of the modern military machine, telephone, phonograph and preventive medicine -- The conquest of the ether; moving pictures; rise of Japan and the United States -- The fruition of invention -- The machine of civilization, and the dangerous ignorance concerning it, shown by statesmen -- The future.
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Language English
LoC Class T: Technology
Subject Inventions -- History
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EBook-No. 43965
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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