Imagine That – Technology (Paperback)
The History of Technology Rewritten
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Technology’s most intriguing stories are the tales of what might have been, those seemingly insignificant incidents that would have had the largest unforeseen effects.
Alexander Fleming cleans up his dishes … and penicillin is washed down the drain
Steve Jobs skips the company visit to Xerox PAR C … and computers never crack the commercial market
Nikola Tesla receives philanthropic support … and the 20th century is illuminated by space age energy and technology
Engaging, contentious and compulsively readable, each book in this new series takes the reader on a historical flight of fancy, imagining the consequences if history had gone just that little bit differently.
Michael Sells is a historian educated at the University of Chester. Captivated by history from a young age, he is especially interested in Jack Kerouac and the Beat Generation and 1960s and 70s football. Outside of history, his passions include dystopian novels, animal sanctuaries and lower-league football. Born in the South East of England, he now lives in Cambridge and the Imagine That titles are his first books.