20TH CENTURY
SCIENCE &
TECHNOLOGY

192 page bind-up available for some markets

A series of six books that documents the important inventions and discoveries of the 20th century.
Each book is illustrated with full colour photographs and artwork and takes its examples from around the world. As well as explaining the technology behind each invention, it puts each one in a social and cultural context and discusses the enormous impact of 20th century inventions and discoveries on our lives.
Titles in the series
1900-20 SHRINKING WORLD
1920-40 SCIENCE FOR THE PEOPLE
1940-60 THE NUCLEAR AGE
1960s SPACE AND TIME
1970-90 COMPUTERS AND CHIPS
1990-2000 ELECTRONIC AGE
   
32 pages • 280mm x 230mm
glossary and index • 10-15 years
full colour photographs and artwork
A valuable reference tool for students of 10-15 years old, covering areas of the school curriculum such as science, history and design technology.