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Inventions and Discoveries

A Trip Through History

Inventions and Discoveries( )
Author: Jones, Phill
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

In this book, you'll explore inventions and discoveries that shaped today's world. Among the 70-plus stories, you'll learn about the "wonderful things" that Howard Carter saw when he found the tomb of Tutankhamun, how potato chips were invented by a cranky chef in an act of revenge, how a small insect sparked the modern plastics industry, the reason why Americans paid to drink radioactive water during the 1920s, and why security coffins (designed to prevent premature burial) failed to...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:1.14 Pounds

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