Table of contents for How invention begins : echoes of old voices in the rise of new machines / John H. Lienhard.

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CONTENTS
PREFACE											
Part I PRIORITY and APRIORITY
Chapter 1 ¿tzi and Silent Beginnings 
Chapter 2 The Unrelenting Presence of Priority 
Chapter 3 I Built My Airplane Before the Wright Brothers Did 
Part II STEAM and SPEED
Chapter 4 Inventing Steam : "Alles was Odem hat" 
Chapter 5 From Steam to Steam Engine 
Chapter 6 From Steam Engine to Thermodynamics 
Chapter 7 Inventing Speed 
Chapter 8 Inventive Motivation and Exponential Change 
Part III WRITING and SHOWING
Chapter 9 Inventing Gutenberg 
Chapter 10 From Gutenberg to a Newly-Literate World: Gestation to Cradle to Maturation 
Chapter 11 Inventing Means for Illustrating Reality 
Chapter 12 Fast Presses, Cheap Books, and Ghosts of old Readers 
Part 1V VIEWS THROUGH A LONGER LENS
Chapter 13 Inventing Education: The Great Equalizer 
Chapter 14 The Arc of Invention: Finding Finished Forms 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Inventions -- History.