Journal of Discovery: With Amazing and Illuminating 3-d Reconstructions

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Journal of Discovery: With Amazing and Illuminating 3-d Reconstructions

Format:  Hardcover,

12 pages

Publisher: Baker & Taylor Pub

Publish Date: Mar 2012

ISBN-13: 9781607102861

ISBN-10: 1607102862

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Explores some of the most important inventions in the history of humankind, from Johannes Gutenberg's printing press to Guglielmo Marconi's radio telegraph to Thomas Edison's electric lightbulb.

Journal of Discovery is a unique collection of exquisite pop-ups and illustrations that celebrates these intellectual pioneers--Copernicus, Edison, Gutenberg, Watt, the Lumiere brothers, Marconi, and Bell--and their awe-inspiring works. Readers will learn about the Lumiere brothers, who made the first motion picture, and Guglielmo Marconi, who developed the first radio telegraph picture. They'll find out how James Watt perfected the steam engine and how Johannes Gutenberg developed his innovative method of printing. They'll learn how these ideas were received in the past, and how they continue to influence our present--and our future.

They were the men whose originality and genius were ahead of their time: Copernicus, Edison, Gutenberg, Watt, Lumiere, Marconi, and Bell. We all know their contributions among them the printing press, the light bulb, and the telephone. They are milestones of the past and inventions that we still use today.

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Publisher: Baker & Taylor Pub
Publish Date: Mar 2012
ISBN-13: 9781607102861
ISBN-10: 1607102862
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 12
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.45
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.5 x 11.25 x 1.75
Walmart No.: 9781607102861

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These minds changed the world! Journal of Discovery is an extraordinary look at the revolutionary ideas of history#146;'s greatest inventors. Journal of Discovery is a unique collection of exquisite pop-ups and illustrations that celebrates these intellectual pioneers-Copernicus, Edison, Gutenberg, Watt, the LumiEre brothers, Marconi, and Bell-and their awe-inspiring works. Readers will learn about the LumiEre brothers, who made the first motion picture, and Guglielmo Marconi, who developed the first radio telegraph picture.

They'll find out how James Watt perfected the steam engine and how Johannes Gutenberg developed his innovative method of printing. They'll learn how these ideas were received in the past, and how they continue to influence our present-and our future.

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