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Creating the Twentieth Century : Technical Innovations of 1867-1914 and Their Lasting Impact.

Author: Vaclav Smil
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The two pre-World War I generations encompassed the greatest innovative period in history. Technical inventions of 1867-1914 & their rapid improvement & commercialisation created new prime movers, materials, infrastructures & information means that provided the lasting foundations of the modern world.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vaclav Smil
ISBN: 0195168747 9780195168747
OCLC Number: 611122312
Description: 1 online resource (368 Seiten)

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The two pre-World War I generations encompassed the greatest innovative period in history. Technical inventions of 1867-1914 & their rapid improvement & commercialisation created new prime movers, materials, infrastructures & information means that provided the lasting foundations of the modern world.

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