Pioneers of the Industrial Age

Inventors and Innovators

Rapidly developing technological innovation and mass production have become such hallmarks of our industrialized world that we may fail to consider the events and individuals that laid the groundwork for our many conveniences today. Beginning in Europe in the mid-18th century, the Industrial Revolution continued growing and spreading as innovators around the world began modifying old machinery and methods for production or creating new ones. This lively volume profiles a number of the minds behind some of history's greatest industrial advances, including Robert Fulton, Margaret Knight, Thomas Edison, and Henry Ford.

* Reviews *

Series Review: Inventors
and Innovators
well-designed books present information in a succinct and uniform manner. Each
chapter presents a two- to four-page biography and usually includes an
accompanying portrait with a caption, in chronological order by year of the
featured individuals' births. An introduction and conclusion offer more insights
into each book's focus and will assist youngsters with making connections among
-- Caroline
Geck, SLJ

Library Bound Book List: $38.82 / S&L: $33.00
eBook List: $38.82 / S&L: $33.00

Reading Level: 8

Interest Level: 7-12+

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-6153-0696-1
Author : Sherman Hollar
Copyright : 2013
Language : English
Category : World History, Biographies
Pages : 128
Trim : 6 1/2" x 9 1/8"
Dewey : 609.2
Subject : World History, Biographies
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF025000, JNF061000
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