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ReMaking History, Volume 1-2-3

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ReMaking History, Volume 1-2-3
ReMaking History, Volume 1-2-3


ReMaking History, Volume 1: Early Makers
William Gurstelle begins his remarkable journey through history with this volume, Early Makers. Each chapter examines a remarkable individual or group of people from the past whose insights and inventions helped create the world we live in. What sets this series apart from other history books - including other histories of technology - is that each chapter also includes step-by-step instructions for making your own version of the historical invention. History comes to life in a way you have never experienced before when you follow the inventors' steps and recreate the groundbreaking devices of the past with your own hands.

In this volume you will discover:
The Cave Dwellers of Lascaux and the Oil Lamp
Pythagoras and the Tantalus Cup
Heron and the Gin Pole
Egypt's Bag Press
Otto von Guerke and the Magdeburg Hemispheres
Levi ben Gershon and the Jacob's Staff
Juliana Berners and the Fishing Lure
Archimedes and the Water Screw
China's Differential Windlass

ReMaking History, Volume 2: Industrial Revolutionaries
Industrial Revolutionaries is the second volume in William Gurstelle's unique exploration of history's great inventors. Each chapter revisits the life and times of one of the forward-thinking revolutionaries who helped create the world we live in. You will not only learn about their great inventions, you'll also get step-by-step instructions for recreating them yourself. History will come to life as you have never experienced it before when you build it with your own hands. Inside this volume, you will discover:

Joseph McKibben and the Air Muscle
Squire Whipple and the Iron Bridge
Abe Lincoln and the Campaign Torch
Samuel Morse and the Telegraph
J.F. Daniell and the Storage Battery
Ben Franklin and the Leyden Jar
Charles Goodyear and the Vulcanization of Rubber

ReMaking History, Volume 3: Makers of the Modern World
Makers of the Modern World is the third volume of William Gurstelle's unique, hands-on journey through history. Each chapter examines a remarkable character from the past, one of the people whose insights and inventions helped create our modern world. What sets this series apart from other history books - including other histories of technology - is that each chapter also includes step-by-step instructions for making your own version of the historical invention. History comes to life in a way you have never experienced before when you follow the inventors' steps and recreate the groundbreaking devices of the past with your own hands.

This volume brings you to the early modern era and the invention of the electric light, the movie projector, and the automobile. Inside, you will discover:

Alessandro Volta and Electroplating
Humphrey Davy and the First Electric light
George Cayley and the Aeronautical Glider
The Lumiere Brothers and the Movie Projector
Rudolf Diesel and the Automobile Engine
Hans Goldschmidt and the Thermite Reaction
August Mobius and the Mobius Strip
Louis Poinsot's Loads, Moments, and Torques


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