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The way things work : a fact-filled encyclopedia and project book with over 1,600 photographs, illustrations, cutaways and diagrams

Author: Michael Harris; Chris Oxlade; et al
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes technological breakthroughs and inventions that have shaped the modern world, charting their history and development. Includes projects demonstrating how things work.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Harris; Chris Oxlade; et al
OCLC Number: 60640110
Notes: Includes index.
Previously published as: How things work, 2002.
Description: 512 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Inventions and discoveries --
Machines --
Camera --
Computers --
Ships --
Trains --
Cars --
Aircraft and flight --
Timeline.
Responsibility: [contributing editor, Chris Oxlade ; contributing authors, Michael Harris ... [et al.].

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Describes technological breakthroughs and inventions that have shaped the modern world, charting their history and development. Includes projects demonstrating how things work.

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