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The Resource Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin

Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin

Label
Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Title
Who built that
Title remainder
awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Malkin
Title variation
Stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The firebrand conservative columnist and best-selling author of In Defense of Internment shares lesser-known stories about inventors who have shaped American technological progress through the innovation of everyday objects, from bottle caps to bridge cables
Tone
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10414786
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Malkin, Michelle
Dewey number
609.2/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Inventors
  • Inventions
  • Entrepreneurship
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Label
Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-308) 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
Part I: Engineers of prosperity. Maglite's Tony Maglica : torchbearer of the American Dream ; The wizards of cool : air-conditioning innovators Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle ; Roebling : the family that built America's most famous bridges -- Part II: The miracle of the mundane. I, toilet paper ; Crowning glory : how William Painter's bottle caps became a $9 billion business ; "Keep looking" : how Painter's razor-sharp genius inspired King Gillette ; Seeing dollars in the dirt : the wisdom of Charles E. Hires -- Part III: BFFs : dynamic duos of American business. Death-defying mavericks of glass : Edward Libbey and Michael Owens ; "Perfect partnership" : Westinghouse, Tesla, and the harnessing of Niagara Falls -- Part IV: Past, present, future. Smart limbs : the next generation of American tinkerpreneurs
Control code
ocn895728226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781476784946
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)895728226
Label
Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-308) 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
Part I: Engineers of prosperity. Maglite's Tony Maglica : torchbearer of the American Dream ; The wizards of cool : air-conditioning innovators Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle ; Roebling : the family that built America's most famous bridges -- Part II: The miracle of the mundane. I, toilet paper ; Crowning glory : how William Painter's bottle caps became a $9 billion business ; "Keep looking" : how Painter's razor-sharp genius inspired King Gillette ; Seeing dollars in the dirt : the wisdom of Charles E. Hires -- Part III: BFFs : dynamic duos of American business. Death-defying mavericks of glass : Edward Libbey and Michael Owens ; "Perfect partnership" : Westinghouse, Tesla, and the harnessing of Niagara Falls -- Part IV: Past, present, future. Smart limbs : the next generation of American tinkerpreneurs
Control code
ocn895728226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink hardcover edition.
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781476784946
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)895728226

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