Brilliant Ideas From Wonderful Women: 15 incredible inventions from inspiring women!

Aitziber Lopez (Author) Luciano Lozano (Illustrator)
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Description

Discover the stories behind 15 of the twentieth century's key inventions in this fun and informative treasury of trailblazing women, who each made a unique contribution to the history of science and technology.

Car heaters... Monopoly... Disposable diapers... The dishwasher... Kevlar... Maritime flares... Anti-reflective glass... Wifi... Syringes... Submarine periscopes... Diagnostic tests... Lifeboats... Windshield wipers... Ebooks... What do each of these revolutionary inventions have in common? They were all pioneered by women !

Each brilliant idea is presented with biographical information about the brilliant woman who came up with it, including what inspired them . Learn how Martha Coston disguised herself as a man to contact pyrotechnicians and convince them to manufacture her idea for maritime flares, how a New York tram ride on a wet winter's day led Mary Anderson to invent the windshield wiper and why Letitia Mumford Geer's one-hand operated syringe was a medical breakthrough, among other fascinating facts. Full-page illustrations show the inspiration for and use of these incredible inventions in humorous detail .

From lifeboat-inventor, Maria Beasley, to the grandmother of the ebook, Angela Ruiz Robles, each of the inspiring women in this book achieved their goal of leaving the world a better place than they found it .

Product Details

Price
£11.99  £11.15
Publisher
Wide Eyed Editions
Publish Date
7 March 2019
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781786037046

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