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The book of firsts : 150 world-changing people and events, from Caesar Augustus to the Internet

Author: Peter D'Epiro
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores 150 major innovations from the past two thousand years and how they shaped world history, including the first use of gunpowder, the first great novel, and the first university.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter D'Epiro
ISBN: 9780307388438 0307388433
OCLC Number: 401141259
Description: xxii, 613 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Peter D'Epiro.

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Explores 150 major innovations from the past two thousand years and how they shaped world history, including the first use of gunpowder, the first great novel, and the first university.

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