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Great South African inventions by Mike Bruton
 
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About the book:

This fascinating book is a collection of the ground-breaking achievements of South African inventors and innovators from ancient to modern day. From the use of traditional plants to the latest developments in space and computer technology, it explores a wide range of remarkable inventions that have shaped South Africa, Africa and the world.

Inventions like the Dolos, Kreepy Krauley and Pratley Putty are all famous originating from South Africa. It also looks at the fascinating lives of the inventors themselves, some of whom are Nobel Prize winners and the struggles they faced in achieving success.

 

Source: Mike, Bruton. 2010. Great South African inventions. Cape Town, South Africa : Cambridge University Press.

 
 
 
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