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Banvard's Folly

Thirteen Tales of People Who Didn't Change the World

by Paul Collins

Paperback, , St Martins Pr, List Price: $18 |

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Banvard's Folly
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Thirteen Tales of People Who Didn't Change the World
Author
Paul Collins

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Identifies and profiles thirteen would-be significant contributors to scientific history whose revolutionary ideas were reduced to obscurity because of bad timing or unsurmountable obstacles. Reprint.