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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
Publisher: London : Lorenz Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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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
ISBN: 9780754815044 0754815048
OCLC Number: 60640110
Notes: Includes index.
Previously published as: How things work, 2002.
Description: 512 pages : color illustrations ; 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 [and others].

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The book charts the history and development behind these major discoveries and introduces the remarkable minds who conceived them.  Read more...

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