Richard Korman has written a fascinating biography of an inventor, Charles Goodyear, harnessing a new technology that also provides a panoramic view of America at the onset of its industrial revolution. Drawing on newly discovered archival records, Korman tells a suspenseful story of scientific experimentation and legal struggle in creating a portrait of an eminent American whose eccentricity anticipates the trials of new economy pioneers of today.
Publisher: Encounter Books,USA ISBN: 9781893554825 Number of pages: 222 Weight: 363 g Dimensions: 222 x 162 x 20 mm
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