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Scottish firsts

Elspeth Wills

Scottish firsts

innovation and achievement

by Elspeth Wills

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Published by Mainstream Publishing in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scotland -- Inventions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementresearched and written by Elspeth Wills.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104p. :
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18660409M

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From Napier’s bones to Dolly the sheep, Scottish Firsts marks the amazing achievements of a small country whose influence has helped shape the modern world. It tells the stories of Scotland’s heroes, famous and unsung, from William Murdoch, inventor of gas lighting, to Ian Donald, whose prototype of the pregnancy scanner included a 5/5(2).

Scottish inventions and discoveries are objects, processes or techniques either partially or entirely invented, innovated, or discovered by a person born in or descended from some cases, an invention's Scottishness is determined by the fact that it came into existence in Scotland (e.g., animal cloning), by non-Scots working in the country.

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