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RODNEY CARLISLE, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University and Senior Associate at History Associates Inc. of Rockville, Maryland, is the author of a number of books on the history of science and technology, including the forthcoming Encyclopedia of the Atomic Age and Jack Tar: The Life of the Sailor, 1750-1910. He lives in New Jersey.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Inventions History Encyclopedias, Inventions United States Encyclopedias, Technology History Encyclopedias, Technological innovations Encyclopedias