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Oxford illustrated encyclopedia of invention and technology

Author: Montague Finniston, Sir
Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents technological achievements globally and from the earliest civilizations to the present. Includes major inventors, mechanisms, techniques, and inventions.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Montague Finniston, Sir
ISBN: 0198691386 9780198691389
OCLC Number: 26632830
Description: 391 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: volume editor, Sir Monty Finniston.

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This volume contains over 2500 practical entries explaining the workings of technology in everyday life. It offers a comprehensive account of human ingenuity and invention from the earliest  Read more...

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