Title THE INVENTING OF AMERICA
Book Condition Slight splaying to the covers, thus near fine; in a nearly fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 240 pages, map, over two hundred b&w illustrations and photographs, book list, and an index. Quarto.
Edition First U.S. edition, first printing.
Publisher New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, (1976).
0800842200 / 9780800842208
Seller ID 32934.00
A history of America's inventions from the colonial days to the modern industrial world. Norman argues that the people of the United States were forced to be more inventive to survive and overcome the problems of their hostile environment.
Inventions and Inventors. American History.