The Age of Invention: A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest
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The Age of Invention: A Chronicle of Mechanical Conquest

By Holland Thompson
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Chronicles of America series; v. 37

Table of Contents
  • THE AGE OF INVENTION,
    • A CHRONICLE OF MECHANICAL CONQUEST
    • PREFATORY NOTE
  • THE AGE OF INVENTION
    • CHAPTER I. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND HIS TIMES
    • CHAPTER II. ELI WHITNEY AND THE COTTON GIN
    • CHAPTER III. STEAM IN CAPTIVITY
    • CHAPTER IV. SPINDLE, LOOM, AND NEEDLE IN NEW ENGLAND
    • CHAPTER V. THE AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION
    • CHAPTER VI. AGENTS OF COMMUNICATION
    • CHAPTER VII. THE STORY OF RUBBER
    • CHAPTER VIII. PIONEERS OF THE MACHINE SHOP
    • CHAPTER IX. THE FATHERS OF ELECTRICITY
    • CHAPTER X. THE CONQUEST OF THE AIR
    • BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE
      • GENERAL
    • CHAPTER I
    • CHAPTER II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
    • CHAPTER X
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