- Hardcover: 437 pages
- Publisher: Simon and Schuster; First Edition edition (1954)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0007DO1ZU
- Product Dimensions: 12.1 x 9.6 x 1.6 inches
- Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,581,984 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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American science and invention, a pictorial history;: The fabulous story of how American dreamers, wizards, and inspired tinkerers converted a wilderness into the wonder of the world Hardcover – 1954
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It opened up the world to me, and I read it over and over for years.
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A great historical review of American contributions to Science and Technology. I just wish that someone with Mitchell Wilson's insight into the sciences and a writing skill to go... Read morePublished 13 months ago by ringer
I grew up on this book, and it gave me a lifelong interest on engineering. Lavishly illustrated, and It hasn't gone a bit out of data---I wish the author would come out with a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Peter T. Coates