Technology's Past Book Set
The Technology's Past books feature profiles of 157 inventors and technologists whose creativity, hard work, and persistence changed the way people live. Author Dennis Karwatka gives clear, technically accurate descriptions of inventions and innovations in a way that makes them easy to understand.
The two-book set offers an upbeat view of the human side of the history of technology. In addition to facing huge technical challenges, those profiled often struggled against material hardships and the skepticism of their peers. An enjoyable read for students and adults.