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History of Science and Technology

Great inventions

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Abbot, C. G. (Charles Greeley), 1872
Great inventions
(Smithsonian Science Series, Volume 12)
New York: Smithsonian institution series, inc., 1932
8 p. l., 383 p. col. front., illus. (incl. map) 123 pl. (incl. ports.) on 67 l., diagrs. 24 cm.

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Contents

[Cover]

[Frontispiece]

[Title page] Great inventions

Foreword, Abbot, C. G.

Preface

Contents

Illustrations

Chapter I: pioneering in electricity, pp. 1-16

Chapter II: dynamos and motors, pp. 17-48

Chapter III: electrons and x rays, pp. 49-71

Chapter IV: telegraphy and telephony, pp. 72-112

Chapter V: radio transmission, pp. 113-134

Chapter VI: the electric light, pp. 135-148

Chapter VII: prime movers, pp. 149-180

Chapter VIII: mechanical transportation, pp. 181-238 ff.

Chapter: IX: household and farm inventions, pp. 239-308 ff.

Chapter X: outstanding manufactured products, pp. 309-352

Chapter XI: the graphic arts, pp. 353-375 ff.

Index, pp. 377-383 ff.

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