ReMaking History - The Gallery of Ancient Scientists

Author(s): William Gurstelle

Non-Fiction

William Gurstelle begins his remarkable journey through history with this volume, Early Makers. Each chapter examines a remarkable individual or group of people from the past whose insights and inventions helped create the world we live in. What sets this series apart from other history books - including other histories of technology - is that each chapter also includes step-by-step instructions for making your own version of the historical invention. History comes to life in a way you have never experienced before when you follow the inventors' steps and recreate the groundbreaking devices of the past with your own hands.


In this volume you will discover:



  • The Cave Dwellers of Lascaux and the Oil Lamp

  • Pythagoras and the Tantalus Cup

  • Heron and the Gin Pole

  • Egypt's Bag Press

  • Otto von Guerke and the Magdeburg Hemispheres

  • Levi ben Gershon and the Jacob's Staff

  • Juliana Berners and the Fishing Lure

  • Archimedes and the Water Screw

  • China's Differential Windlass


Be sure to also check out ReMaking History, Volume 2: Industrial Revolutionaries and ReMaking History Volume 3: Makers of the Modern World.

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General Fields

  • : 9781680450606
  • : Maker Media, Inc.
  • : Maker Media, Inc.
  • : August 2016
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  • : William Gurstelle
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 609
  • : 144