Published: July 15, 2012
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1848661908
ISBN - 13: 9781848661905
From the Publisher
En extraordinary guide to the greatest feats of ingenuity and innovation.
Who flew before the Wright brothers?
How was plastic surgery invented?
Did Leonardo da Vinci design the first robot?
When was the first email sent?
Where was beer first brewed?
Who invented zero?
From the fish hook to fibre optics, the pyramids to the postage stamp, and from gunpowder to GPS, this eclectic compendium will inform, inspire, and fascinate anyone curious to konw more about the moments of genius that have shaped our lives today.
14 cm x 21 cm 384 page hardcover.