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FEAR OF LIONS
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They Made America
Harold Evans

Classification : Sciences
Pub Date : Dec 10, 2004
Imprint : Little, Brown & Company
Page Extent : 496
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9780316277662
Price : 2,450

About the book
The real inventor of the steam engine. The creator of the bra. The man who invented modern banking. The creator of the computer operating system. These and scores of others are the characters that populate Harold Evans's rollicking, brilliant history of the men and women who made America great. Vast and beautifully designed with hundreds of duotones and photos throughout (many never before published), the book is itself a creation as grand as those it describes. Evans reveals the surprising truths behind many of the creations that made our modern world, as well as the lessons we can learn by studying the great entrepreneurs and innovators of the past two centuries.

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Harold Evans
Harold Evans was editor of the Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981, and became responsible for its crusading style of investigative reporting, he has lived in the USA since 1984.
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