omitir hasta el contenido
Mr. Gatling's terrible marvel : the gun that changed everything and the misunderstood genius who invented it Ver este material de antemano
CerrarVer este material de antemano
Chequeando…

Mr. Gatling's terrible marvel : the gun that changed everything and the misunderstood genius who invented it

Autor: Julia Keller
Editorial: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edición/Formato:   Libro : Biografía : Inglés (eng)Ver todas las ediciones y todos los formatos
Base de datos:WorldCat
Resumen:
Although little used during the American Civil War--the time in which it was invented--the Gatling gun soon changed the nature of warfare and the course of history. Discharging 200 shots per minute with alarming accuracy, the world's first machine gun became vitally important to protecting and expanding America's overseas interests. Its inventor, Richard Gatling, was famous in his own time for creating and improving  Leer más
Calificación:

(todavía no calificado) 0 con reseñas - Ser el primero.

Temas
Más materiales como éste

 

Encontrar un ejemplar en la biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que tienen este material…

Detalles

Género/Forma: Biography
Persona designada: Richard Jordan Gatling; James Henry Gatling; Richard Jordan Gatling
Tipo de material: Biografía, Recurso en Internet
Tipo de documento: Libro/Texto, Recurso en Internet
Todos autores / colaboradores: Julia Keller
ISBN: 9780670018949 0670018945 9780143115649 0143115642
Número OCLC: 173640966
Descripción: 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenido: Cold beauty --
A world of mornings --
Land of the second chance --
"Drunkards, dandies & loafers" --
The spaces between the bullets --
"A little Gatling music" --
"The world's great storm" --
Warriors and sages.
Responsabilidad: Julia Keller.
Más información:

Resumen:

Although little used during the American Civil War--the time in which it was invented--the Gatling gun soon changed the nature of warfare and the course of history. Discharging 200 shots per minute with alarming accuracy, the world's first machine gun became vitally important to protecting and expanding America's overseas interests. Its inventor, Richard Gatling, was famous in his own time for creating and improving many industrial designs, from bicycles and steamship propellers to flush toilets. Gatling actually proposed his gun as a way of saving lives, thinking it would decrease the size of armies. Cultural critic Julia Keller's account of the invention, its misunderstood creator, and its tremendous impact on world events also shows how its combination of ingenuity, idealism, and destructive power, perfectly exemplified the paradox of America's rise as a world superpower.--From publisher description.

Reseñas

Reseñas contribuidas por usuarios
Recuperando reseñas de GoodReads…
Recuperando reseñas de DOGObooks…

Etiquetas

Ser el primero.

Materiales similares

Temas relacionados:(6)

Listas de usuarios con este material (4)

Confirmar este pedido

Ya ha pedido este material. Escoja OK si desea procesar el pedido de todos modos.

Datos enlazados


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/173640966>
library:oclcnum"173640966"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/173640966>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2008"
schema:description"Cold beauty -- A world of mornings -- Land of the second chance -- "Drunkards, dandies & loafers" -- The spaces between the bullets -- "A little Gatling music" -- "The world's great storm" -- Warriors and sages."@en
schema:description"Although little used during the American Civil War--the time in which it was invented--the Gatling gun soon changed the nature of warfare and the course of history. Discharging 200 shots per minute with alarming accuracy, the world's first machine gun became vitally important to protecting and expanding America's overseas interests. Its inventor, Richard Gatling, was famous in his own time for creating and improving many industrial designs, from bicycles and steamship propellers to flush toilets. Gatling actually proposed his gun as a way of saving lives, thinking it would decrease the size of armies. Cultural critic Julia Keller's account of the invention, its misunderstood creator, and its tremendous impact on world events also shows how its combination of ingenuity, idealism, and destructive power, perfectly exemplified the paradox of America's rise as a world superpower.--From publisher description."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/796455878>
schema:genre"Biography"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Mr. Gatling's terrible marvel : the gun that changed everything and the misunderstood genius who invented it"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Cerrar ventana

Inicie una sesión con WorldCat 

¿No tienes una cuenta? Puede fácilmente crear una cuenta gratuita.