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1001 inventions that changed the world

Author: Jack Challoner
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a review of technological innovations and inventions, from the ancient world to the present day.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Challoner
ISBN: 9780764161360 0764161369 9781844036110 1844036111
OCLC Number: 246897974
Notes: Includes indexes.
"A Quintessence Book"--Title page verso.
Description: 960 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Index of inventions --
The ancient world --
From Rome to revolution --
The industrial age --
The age of empires --
Birth of the modern age --
War and peace --
Going global --
The Internet age --
Glossary --
Index by inventor.
Other Titles: One thousand and one inventions that changed the world
Responsibility: general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis.
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