From a life-long passion for Canadian inventors and technology, Professor Mark Rector has written this comprehensive tome, chock full of inventors’ stories, firsts and innovations that happened here in our “Home and Inventive Land.”
From the compound steam engine and gasoline of the industrial revolution, to the lightbulb and telephone of the Victorian era, to the Canadarm and Blackberry of today; we invented them all!!!
YES, ALL OF THEM!
From the tragedy of the Avro Arrow, to the triumph of millions saved by the pacemaker. The stories of Bell Canada, the Robertson screw, SPAR Aerospace, Northern Telecom and Easy-Off! All of the Canadian ingenuity and innovation crammed into one light, breezy compendium!
OUTSTANDING book.. funny, interesting, some amazing stories about so much rich Canadian history that we don't know!! I learned soooooo much!! Ten stars if I could! I bought 4 more to give away as gifts!