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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
Written by Frank Moss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589125
Our Price: $14.99
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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives
Written by Frank Moss


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $14.99

If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download.
Route 66
The Mother Road
Written by David Knudson


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: October 23, 2012
Price: $7.95

Begun in 1926 to connect Chicago to Los Angeles, Route 66 was the country's first major east-west thoroughfare. By 1930 it was an important route for both truckers and travellers alike, and in 1939 it became known as 'The Mother Road' thanks to John Steinbeck's classic "The Grapes of Wrath". Over... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Amoskeag
Amoskeag
Written by Tamara K. Hareven
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831590
Our Price: $12.99
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Amoskeag

Written by Tamara K. Hareven


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2013
Price: $12.99

Through the prism of one turn-of-the-century factory-city, Tamara Hareven and Randolph Langenbach have captured the historic experience of millions of Americans. We hear for the first time the eloquent voices—sometimes elegiac, sometimes bitter, yet always powerful—of immigrant being turned into Americans as they worked the machines which were themselves transforming this... Read more >
The Rocket and the Reich
Peenemunde and the Coming of the Ballistic Missile Era
Written by Michael J. Neufeld


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $27.95

WINNER OF THE DEXTER PRIZE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF TECHNOLOGY

Launched by the Third Reich in late 1944, the first ballistic missile, the V-2, fell on London, Paris, and Antwerp after covering nearly two hundred miles in five minutes. It was a stunning achievement, one that heralded a... Read more >
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The Closing Circle
The Closing Circle
Written by Barry Commoner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152877
Our Price: $12.99
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The Closing Circle
Nature, Man, and Technology
Written by Barry Commoner


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

From Chapter One:

This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great—and terrible—deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere—to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of... Read more >
Executioner's Current
Executioner's Current
Written by Richard Moran
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307425805
Our Price: $11.99
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Executioner's Current
Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair
Written by Richard Moran


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit the other.

In 1882, Thomas Edison ushered in the “age of electricity”... Read more >
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Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Of all motor vehicles the farm tractor has proved to be among the most beneficial. It has freed hundreds of thousands of laborers and horses from backbreaking toil on the land in all weathers and it has stabilized the cost of food.

Starting with steam power in the middle of the nineteenth... Read more >
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Our Own Devices
Our Own Devices
Written by Edward Tenner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489227
Our Price: $13.99
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Our Own Devices
How Technology Remakes Humanity
Written by Edward Tenner


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $13.99

This delightful and instructive history of invention shows why National Public Radio dubbed Tenner “the philosopher of everyday technology.” Looking at how our inventions have impacted our world in ways we never intended or imagined, he shows that the things we create have a tendency to bounce back and change us.

The... Read more >
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Amusement Park Rides

Written by Martin Easdown


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $9.95

A ride on a thrill rollercoaster is the highlight of any visit to an amusement or theme park. Today's rides are at the cutting edge of technology and engineering, but they are but the latest of a long line of rides with humble roots in Russian ice slides and wooden sleigh... Read more >
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