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1000 inventions and discoveries

Author: Roger Francis Bridgman; Smithsonian Institution,
Publisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, Inc., 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : New edition, updated editionView all editions and formats
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Summarizes one thousand notable inventions and discoveries of ancient and modern times, from 3,000,000 B.C. to the beginning of the twenty-first century A.D.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Francis Bridgman; Smithsonian Institution,
ISBN: 9781465420381 146542038X
OCLC Number: 859883160
Notes: At head of title: Smithsonian.
Includes indexes.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Learning the basics c 3,000,000 BC-500 BC --
The age of authority c 499 BC-1400 --
New worlds, new ideas 1401-1850 --
Science takes control 1851-1900 --
Inventions for everyone 1901-1950 --
Information & uncertainty 1951-2014.
Other Titles: One thousand inventions and discoveries
Smithsonian 1000 inventions and discoveries
Smithsonian one thousand inventions and discoveries
Responsibility: written by Roger Bridgman.

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Summarizes one thousand notable inventions and discoveries of ancient and modern times, from 3,000,000 B.C. to the beginning of the twenty-first century A.D.

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