Robertson's Book of Firsts

Who Did What for the First Time

by Patrick Robertson

Robertson's Book of Firsts

Hardcover, 569 pages, St Martins Pr, List Price: $35 | purchase

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Book Summary

An eccentric, engaging compendium of inventions, breakthroughs and other "first" events draws on decades of research and surveys a wide range of subjects from the first computer and the first department store to the first women to serve in the military and the first black head of state.

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