Synopses & Reviews
Illus. in full color. This visual catalog of the technical achievements that have shaped our lives is illustrated with hundreds of colorful, informative cartoon-style drawings. From the unknown inventor of the wheel to scientists at work on tomorrow's space stations, nearly 50 major inventors are featured, each set in a border brimming with pictorial details of other events and inventions of the time, giving readers a glimpse of that era.