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The Age of Invention: A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest (1921) (Paperback)

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Holland Thompson was an American historian who wrote about the South after the Civil War. He received his Ph. D. from Columbia University in 1901, and became a full professor of history at City College of New York. The Age of Invention: a chronicle of mechanical conquest was published in 1921. The book outlines the inventions of some of America''s notable inventors and gives an insight into their personalities. The Table of Contents includes Benjamin Franklin and his times, Eli Whitney and the cotton gin, Steam in captivity, Spindle, loom, and needle in New England, The agricultural revolution, Agents of communication, The story of rubber, Pioneers of the machine shop, The fathers of electricity, and The conquest of the air.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9781120722195
SKU 213613221
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1120722195
Release Date 12/14/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0286
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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