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Charles Babbage and the engines of perfection

Author: Bruce Collier; James H MacLachlan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998.
Series: Oxford portraits in science.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and work of the man whose nineteenth century inventions led to the development of the computer.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collier, Bruce.
Charles Babbage and the engines of perfection.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©1998
(OCoLC)625218992
Named Person: Charles Babbage; Charles Babbage; Charles Babbage; Charles Babbage
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Collier; James H MacLachlan
ISBN: 0195089979 9780195089974
OCLC Number: 38924356
Description: 123 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Oxford portraits in science.
Responsibility: Bruce Collier and James MacLachlan.
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