Lucent Library of Black History: African American Inventors: Overcoming Challenges to Change America, 1st Edition

  • Sophie Washburne
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560726
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560727
  • DDC: 609.2
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 104 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In this book, readers will take a fascinating look at the black men and women who have helped shape the world as we know it today with their inventions. Engaging text presents a discussion of the lives of prominent black inventors, including the struggles they dealt with in the past and continue to face today. A timeline of important dates, historical and contemporary images, and informative sidebars enhance this frequently overlooked area of history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Setting the Scene: A Timeline.
2: Introduction: A History of Innovation.
3: Pre-Civil War Black Inventors.
4: Mechanical Experimentation and the Industrial Revolution.
5: Electric America.
6: Progress in the 20th Century.
7: Changing Attitudes, Changing Technology.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.