Invention The Master-key to Progress
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Invention The Master-key to Progress

By Bradley A. (Bradley Allen) Fiske
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Table of Contents
  • INVENTION, THE MASTER-KEY TO PROGRESS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • INVENTION, THE MASTER-KEY TO PROGRESS
  • CHAPTER I INVENTION IN PRIMEVAL TIMES
  • CHAPTER II INVENTION IN THE ORIENT
  • CHAPTER III INVENTION IN GREECE
  • CHAPTER IV INVENTION IN ROME: ITS RISE AND FALL
  • CHAPTER V THE INVENTION OF THE GUN AND OF PRINTING
  • CHAPTER VI COLUMBUS, COPERNICUS, GALILEO AND OTHERS
  • CHAPTER VII THE RISE OF ELECTRICITY, STEAM AND CHEMISTRY
  • CHAPTER VIII THE AGE OF STEAM, NAPOLEON AND NELSON
  • CHAPTER IX INVENTIONS IN STEAM, ELECTRICITY AND CHEMISTRY CREATE A NEW ERA
  • CHAPTER X CERTAIN IMPORTANT CREATIONS OF INVENTION, AND THEIR BENEFICENT INFLUENCE
  • CHAPTER XI INVENTION AND GROWTH OF LIBERAL GOVERNMENT, AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
  • CHAPTER XII INVENTION OF THE MODERN MILITARY MACHINE, TELEPHONE, PHONOGRAPH, AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE
  • CHAPTER XIII THE CONQUEST OF THE ETHER—MOVING PICTURES—RISE OF JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES
  • CHAPTER XIV THE FRUITION OF INVENTION
  • CHAPTER XV THE MACHINE OF CIVILIZATION, AND THE DANGEROUS IGNORANCE CONCERNING IT, SHOWN BY STATESMEN
  • CHAPTER XVI THE FUTURE
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber's Notes
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