FIFTY INVENTIONS THAT SHAPED THE MODERN ECONOMY
Compelling, lively short stories paint an expansive yet intimate picture of the world economy as seen through the ideas, people, and tools that have transformed the way we play, work, and live our lives. There are tales of barbed wire and robots, the plow and artificial intelligence, the disposable razor, TV dinners, the elevator, computers, and more. Also included are accounts of the inventors who developed the products and processes, those who profited from them, and those who were, in some cases, ruined by them.
10 and up