Books by David P. Billington

The Innovators

The InnovatorsThe Engineering Pioneers who Transformed America

David P. Billington

In this age of microchips and deep space probes, it's hard to imagine life before electricity or passenger trains. An astonishing series of engineering innovations paved the way to the twentieth...

The Innovators, Trade

The Innovators, TradeThe Engineering Pioneers Who Transformed America

David P. Billington

Enter the workshops of America's early engineering geniuses and discover how they came up with their ideas and applied them to the marketplace. David Billington, acclaimed author of The Tower and...