Invention : The Master-key to Progress

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Fiske, Bradley A. 1854-1942
Format: eBook
Published: Project Gutenberg, 2013
Series:Project Gutenberg 43965
Online Access: An ebook freely available from Project Gutenberg
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Table of Contents:
  • Invention in primeval times
  • Invention in the Orient
  • Invention in Greece
  • Invention in Rome: its rise and fall
  • Invention of the gun and of printing
  • Columbus, Copernicus, Galileo and others
  • The rise of electricity, steam and chemistry
  • The age of steam, Napoleon and Nelson
  • Inventions in steam, electricity, and chemistry create a dangerous era
  • Certain important creations of invention, and their beneficent influence
  • Invention and growth of liberal government and American Civil War
  • Invention of the modern military machine, telephone, phonograph and preventive medicine
  • The conquest of the ether; moving pictures; rise of Japan and the United States
  • The fruition of invention
  • The machine of civilization, and the dangerous ignorance concerning it, shown by statesmen
  • The future.