Inventions that Shaped the Modern World, Inventions that Shaped the Modern World shows how the development of ideas and technologies can help inspire future innovations. Significant inventions throughout history are profiled featuring information about the person or people behind the idea, the development process, the immediate impact of the invention, and the future inventions it inspired. Agricultural Inventions: At the Top of the Field, Historically, farming was an exhausting, physical task. Bright-minded individuals revolutionized agriculture with inventions that eased tasks and sped up production. The invention of milestone machines, such as Eli Whitney's cotton gin, are explored chronologically. Book jacket.
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At the Top of the Field
Inventions That Shaped the Modern World