Provides in-depth critical essays on important men and women in all areas of achievement, from around the world and throughout history, and includes 409 essays covering 413 individual inventors (including 27 women).--From publisher's note, p. vii.New York: Harcourt Brace, 2007. ... Discusses the changes in the American shoe industry between 1852 and 1883 because of the introduction of machinery and the factory system. Tracks the industry ... While still in grammar school, he earned extra money by wiring electric doorbells and repairing electric wiring for his neighbors. ... He received his Ph.D. in 1932 with a thesis on molecular spectroscopy.
|Title||:||Great Lives from History: Lewis Howard Latimer - Charles Proteus Steinmetz|
|Author||:||Alvin K. Benson|
|Publisher||:||Salem PressInc - 2010|