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By Ian McNeil

This Biographical Dictionary seeks to place the area of know-how within the context of these who've made an important contribution to it.
For the 1st time info has been accrued at the those who have made the main major advances in expertise. From precedent days to the current day, the key inventors, discoverers and marketers from all over the world are profiled, and their contribution to society defined and assessed.

Structure
The Dictionary offers descriptive and analytical biographies of its matters in alphabetical order for ease of reference. every one access presents particular details at the individual's existence, paintings and relevance to their specific field.
* within the first part of the access, the data will comprise the dates and areas of the subject's start and loss of life, including their nationality and their box of activity
* within the main body of the access there follows an account in their central achievements and their value within the historical past of know-how, besides complete info of appointments and honours
* eventually an annotated bibliography will direct the reader to the subject's central writings and courses and to an important secondary works which the reader can seek advice for additional information.

Special Features:

* the 1st paintings in life to check technologists in detail
* comprises over 1,500 entries giving distinctive information
* broad cross-references allow the reader to check topics and building up an image of technological develop^ * Figures drawn from fields similar to Aeronautics, Telecommunications, structure, images and Textiles

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