Black Pioneers of Science and Invention

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byLouis Haber

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A readable, perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress. The achievements of Benjamin Banneker, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver, and others have made jobs easier, saved countless lives, and in many cases, altered the course of history. Includes a bibliography and an index.

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Dr. Haber has lifted from obscurity 14 remarkably gifted black Americans who played crucial roles in this country's scientific and industrial progress. Includes photos and illustrations

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A readable, perceptive account of the lives of fourteen gifted innovators who have played important roles in scientific and industrial progress. The achievements of Benjamin Banneker, Granville T. Woods, George Washington Carver, and others have made jobs easier, saved countless lives, and in many cases, altered the course of history. ...

DR. LOUIS HABER had a long and distinguished career teaching science. An adjunct professor at Pace University and Lehman College, he held graduate degrees in both science and education. He died in 1988.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.65 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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ISBN - 10:0152085661

ISBN - 13:9780152085667

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Dr. Haber has lifted from obscurity 14 remarkably gifted black Americans who played crucial roles in this country's scientific and industrial progress. Includes photos and illustrations

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This book does not merely decry injustice, it communicates the interest of each field of study, conveys the significance of the work of each in the field . . . An auspicious roster." - Kirkus Reviews "