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The Turk : the life and times of the famous eighteenth-century chess-playing machine

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of a mechanical man made of wood and powered by clockwork, and its impact on the history of technology.
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Named Person: Wolfgang von Kempelen; Johann Nepomuk Mälzel; Wolfgang von Kempelen; Johann Nepomuk Mälzel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Standage
ISBN: 0802713912 9780802713919
OCLC Number: 48613536
Description: xiv, 272 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Tom Standage.
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Discusses the invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of a mechanical man made of wood and powered by clockwork, and its impact on the history of technology.

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