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Ancient technology

Author: John William Humphrey
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006.
Series: Greenwood guides to historic events of the ancient world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since ancient times, technological advances have increased humans' chances for survival. This reference source takes a look at six technological events that significantly impacted the evolution of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Humphrey, John William, 1946-
Ancient technology.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006007915
(OCoLC)65301501
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John William Humphrey
ISBN: 031308386X 9780313083860 0313327637 9780313327636
OCLC Number: 143048139
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 219 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword by Bella Vivante Preface Historical and Technological Overview Food and Clothing Water Shelter and Security Transportation and Coinage Recordkeeping and Timekeeping Crafts Conclusions Biographies Glossary Bibliography
Series Title: Greenwood guides to historic events of the ancient world.
Responsibility: John W. Humphrey.

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"Roman historian and archaeologist Humphrey surveys both physical and ideological/linguistic inventions of the ancient Mediterranean societies in this volume. Illustrations accompany text explaining Read more...

 
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