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The Resource Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin

Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin

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Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Title
Who built that
Title remainder
awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Malkin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Conservative journalist Malkin provides an eclectic journey of American capitalism, from the colonial period to the Industrial Age to the present, spotlighting little-known "tinkerpreneurs" who achieved their dreams of doing well by doing good. Learn how Paul Revere became America's first tech titan, how famous patent holders Abraham Lincoln and Mark Twain championed the nation's unique system of intellectual property rights, and more
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Malkin, Michelle
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Inventors
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  • Inventions
  • Inventors
  • Entrepreneurship
Label
Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Engineers of prosperity. Maglite's Tony Maglica : torchbearer of the American Dream ; The wizards of cool : air-conditioning innovators Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle ; Roebling : the family that built America's most famous bridges -- Part II: The miracle of the mundane. I, toilet paper ; Crowning glory : how William Painter's bottle caps became a $9 billion business ; "Keep looking" : how Painter's razor-sharp genius inspired King Gillette ; Seeing dollars in the dirt : the wisdom of Charles E. Hires -- Part III: BFFs : dynamic duos of American business. Death-defying mavericks of glass : Edward Libbey and Michael Owens ; "Perfect partnership" : Westinghouse, Tesla, and the harnessing of Niagara Falls -- Part IV: Past, present, future. Smart limbs : the next generation of American tinkerpreneurs
Control code
ocn895728226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink hardcover edition
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781476784946
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015943026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476784946
  • (OCoLC)895728226
  • (Sirsi) b13579320
Label
Who built that : awe-inspiring stories of American tinkerpreneurs, Michelle Malkin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Engineers of prosperity. Maglite's Tony Maglica : torchbearer of the American Dream ; The wizards of cool : air-conditioning innovators Willis Carrier and Irvine Lyle ; Roebling : the family that built America's most famous bridges -- Part II: The miracle of the mundane. I, toilet paper ; Crowning glory : how William Painter's bottle caps became a $9 billion business ; "Keep looking" : how Painter's razor-sharp genius inspired King Gillette ; Seeing dollars in the dirt : the wisdom of Charles E. Hires -- Part III: BFFs : dynamic duos of American business. Death-defying mavericks of glass : Edward Libbey and Michael Owens ; "Perfect partnership" : Westinghouse, Tesla, and the harnessing of Niagara Falls -- Part IV: Past, present, future. Smart limbs : the next generation of American tinkerpreneurs
Control code
ocn895728226
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Threshold Editions/Mercury Ink hardcover edition
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9781476784946
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015943026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476784946
  • (OCoLC)895728226
  • (Sirsi) b13579320

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