Genius Inventions gives readers an unprecedented insight into the events, people and histories behind technological and scientific developments that have helped shape modern civilization.
Discover the inspiration for some of the most important moments in the history of technology. An invention is rarely the brainchild of a single person, however brilliant, and the book includes timelines that explain the development of each creation and pays homage to some of the other great developments that came before and after. Beautifully illustrated throughout, showing 20 items of rare, on-the-page documents and memorabilia. See plans of the Wright Brothers' plane and extracts from the notebook of Alexander Graham Bell.