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

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: New York : Berkley Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Berkley trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Standage, Tom.
Turk.
New York : Berkley Books, 2003
(OCoLC)894796929
Named Person: Wolfgang von Kempelen; Johann Nepomuk Mälzel; Wolfgang von Kempelen; Johann Nepomuk Mälzel
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Standage
ISBN: 0425190390 9780425190395
OCLC Number: 52040950
Notes: Originally published: New York : Walker & Co., 2002.
Description: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: The Queen's Gambit Accepted --
The Turk's Opening Move --
A Most Charming Contraption --
Ingenious Devices, Invisible Powers --
Dreams of Speech and Reason --
Adventures of the Imagination --
The Emperor and the Prince --
The Province of Intellect --
The Wooden Warrior in America --
Endgame --
The Secrets of the Turk --
The Turk Versus Deep Blue.
Responsibility: Tom Standage.
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