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The Next Big Thing: A History of the Boom-or-Bust Moments That Shaped the Modern World
  

The Next Big Thing: A History of the Boom-or-Bust Moments That Shaped the Modern World (EPUB ebook)

By Faulk, Richard
Illustrated by Beyer, Ramsey

Searches through 3,000 years of Western culture to find the colourful and key steps (and missteps) that led us to where we are today. In this book, each entry features the historical context of that Next Big Thing as well as an overview of its legacy, including photos, sidebars, ... read full description below.

ISBN 9781541580046
Published 1 August 2019 by Lerner Publishing Group
Available in EPUB format
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ISBN-13 9781541580046
ISBN-10
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Zest Books ac
Publication Date 1 August 2019
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Faulk, Richard
Illustrated by Beyer, Ramsey
Category Science
Technology & Applied Sciences
Natural History, Dinosaurs & Pets
Inventions
History Of Engineering & Technology
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
Dewey Code 609
Catalogue Code 1007988

Description of this Electronic Book

We are always hearing about the Next Big Thing. Whether it is a new iPhone or the New World, the freshest and newest inventions, discoveries, and fads always loom large in the public mind. The impact that everyone thinks these "next big things" will have is often more important than the actual impact it generates. After all, if it fails, it will be almost immediately forgotten. The Next Big Thing searches through 3,000 years of Western culture to find the colorful and key steps (and missteps) that led us to where we are today.

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Author's Bio

Richard Faulk is the author of Gross America: Your Coast-to-Coast Guide to All Things Gross. Faulk has also written music reviews and profiles for the Silicon Valley Metro and Content magazine, contributed to The Morbid Anatomy Anthology, and lectured at Observatory in Brooklyn, New York.

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