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Author: Reginald Carpenter
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, 1974.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here is the complete story of the growth of transportation in all its forms, on land, on the seas, and in the air. Here is the evolution of vehicles and vessels and the account of discovering the forces to propel them, from oxen and sails, steam and diesel engines, to jet propulsion and atomic energy. --from Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reginald Carpenter
ISBN: 051751625X 9780517516256
OCLC Number: 1164121
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The age of sail --
From steam to nuclear power --
The dawn of steam traction --
Later locomotive development --
The horseless carriage --
The popularization of the car --
The conquest of the air --
From jet to space rocket.
Responsibility: by Reginald Carpenter [and others].

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Here is the complete story of the growth of transportation in all its forms, on land, on the seas, and in the air. Here is the evolution of vehicles and vessels and the account of discovering the forces to propel them, from oxen and sails, steam and diesel engines, to jet propulsion and atomic energy. --from Cover.

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