Did Thomas Crapper Really Invent the Toilet?

The Inventions That Changed Our Homes and Our Lives
Product Number: EB00730465
Released: Aug 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781628732788
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
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Description

The true stories behind everyday household items and their creators, from corkscrews to cat litter. There are so many ordinary objects in our kitchens, bathrooms, and bedrooms that we take for granted—but behind these miscellaneous mundane items are tales of invention, innovation, engineering brilliance, and technological wonder. Which came first, sliced bread or the toaster? When did most people begin wearing deodorant? Who invented the electric blanket? Discover the answers to these questions and more, with a fact-filled room-to-room tour that reveals the histories of everything from fire extinguishers to fabric softeners.

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Author(s): Catherine O'Reilly
Original Publish Date: Nov 17, 2008

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