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"[T]he book excels in by telling well-chosen stories in simple, illustrated form, always offering enough depth of information to satisfy the curious." – DigitalInsider.com

About the Author

Adam Hart-Davis is a writer, broadcaster, and photographer, and one of the world’s most popular and respected “explainers” of science. His TV work includes What the Tudors and Stuarts Did for Us, Tomorrow’s World, and Science Shack, and he is the author of more than 25 books on science, invention, and history. He is an honorary fellow of the Newcomen Society for the History of Engineering and Technology. Hart-Davis has also received medals from the Royal Academy of Engineering, the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation, and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Very good...sidebars , Illustrations, and commentary earns this book a spot on any historian's shelf
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