Great Discoveries and Inventions by African Americans is a collection of inventors, idealist, entrepreneurs and visionaries whose inventions revolutionized American industries and history.
Read alsoSouvenirs d’un membre de la Commune
François Jourde (1843 - 1893), comptable de profession, est une personnalité de la Commune de Paris. L'auteur revient dans ce livre sur les violences de la Semaine sanglante, pendant laquelle le gouvernement de Versailles réprima l'insurrection parisienne. Il décrit les conditions de vie des…
In this compelling 4th volume, the facts are unobtrusively woven into a piece rich in the American heritage of ingenuity, determination and perseverance. Many have little knowledge of these brilliant inventors and their innovations as these inventions have rarely been accredited to African Americans. From innovations in safety, maritime technology to hotel services and household products, African American inventors have and continue to help shape our modern society and the culture of our everyday lives.
Featuring untold stories from brilliant inventors like Lewis Latimer, Lewis Temple and Garret Morgan to visionary entrepreneurs like F.M. Jones, Elijah McCoy and Joe Dudley, this easy-to-read handbook of some of America’s greatest thinkers and idealist is the perfect book for the young inventor, engineer or scientist in your family.