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Ingenious Women: From Tincture of Saffron to Flying Machines

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From the first British patent held by a woman in 1637 to the outbreak of the First World War, Ingenious Women examines an intriguing cross-section of female inventors from around the world. Hampered by the restrictions of a male-dominated society, such inventors have been hard-pressed to gain credence and credit for their ideas. Margaret Knight, an American, eventually won ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published January 25th 2004 by Sutton Publishing
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