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Alexander Graham Bell. Making Connections

Alexander Graham Bell. Making Connections

Author: Naomi Pasachoff

ISBN: 978-954-320-218-8
Category: Biographies
Cover: Paperback, Format: 16x23, Pages: 136, Weight: 200 g

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Price: 10.00 lv

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The most precise and the most exhaustive definition of Alexander Graham Bell, the American physicist and physiologist of Scottish descent. is probably inventor. In his words, this is "a man, surveying the world and not being satisfied with matters as they stand. He wants to improve everything he sees; he wants to benefit mankind...." Evidence of all this is the entire life and professional biography of Professor Bell. Studies on speaking and sound; training of deaf people - an occupation which the scholar considered his true life cause; the invention of the telephone (1876), of the phono phone, of the gramophone; pioneering achievements in the sphere of aviation and in other fields of technology; entrepreneurship subordinated to science; support for talented discoverers. With the recognition of an explorer and the skill of a good narrator, Naomi Pasachoff, a university lecturer, describes the path in life of this remarkable personality. Every step in it is a contribution to the evolution of scientific thinking and a sign of a fruitful passion for everything, connected with knowledge and the expansion of man's horizon.

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