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The Resource The tinkerers : the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great, Alec Foege

The tinkerers : the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great, Alec Foege

Label
The tinkerers : the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great
Title
The tinkerers
Title remainder
the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great
Statement of responsibility
Alec Foege
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A tribute to America's innovators traces the nation's history through its feats of engineering, citing the achievements of various individuals while challenging views about the reductions of innovations in the post-World War II decades
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10160774
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foege, Alec
Dewey number
609.2/273
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8039.T572
LC item number
U64 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tinkers
  • Inventors
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great
Label
The tinkerers : the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great, Alec Foege
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wising up about a smartphone -- Tinkering at the birth of a nation and beyond -- Contemporary tinkerer finds his way -- Edison's folly reinvents tinkering for the modern age -- Myhrvold's magic tinkering factory -- When tinkering veers off-course -- The tinkerer archetype is reborn -- Parc and the power of the group -- A trio of alternative tinkering approaches -- Tully's school for tinkerers -- Concluding thoughts on tinkering
Control code
909176
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780465009237
Lccn
2012028740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780465009237
Label
The tinkerers : the amateurs, DIYers, and inventors who make America great, Alec Foege
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Wising up about a smartphone -- Tinkering at the birth of a nation and beyond -- Contemporary tinkerer finds his way -- Edison's folly reinvents tinkering for the modern age -- Myhrvold's magic tinkering factory -- When tinkering veers off-course -- The tinkerer archetype is reborn -- Parc and the power of the group -- A trio of alternative tinkering approaches -- Tully's school for tinkerers -- Concluding thoughts on tinkering
Control code
909176
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 216 pages
Isbn
9780465009237
Lccn
2012028740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780465009237

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