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The Evolution of Transportation Technology.

Author: Joss Lake
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, 2018.
Series: Evolving Technology Ser.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the earliest wheeled carts and dugout canoes to self-driving cars, transportation technology has made it possible for people and their belongings to travel far across land and sea. Readers will explore the major shifts in transportation technology and how they relate to broader shifts in different countries, and they will learn of disparities between groups with varying levels of access to resources. Spanning  Read more...
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Lake, Joss.
Evolution of Transportation Technology.
Chicago, IL : Britannica Educational Publishing, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joss Lake
ISBN: 9781538302897 1538302896
OCLC Number: 1038495301
Description: 1 online resource (66 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Early Transportation; Chapter 2: Steam Power, Railroads, And The Bicycle; Chapter 3: Transportation Revolutions; Chapter 4: The Future Of Transit; Glossary; For Further Reading; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Evolving Technology Ser.

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From the earliest wheeled carts and dugout canoes to self-driving cars, transportation technology has made it possible for people and their belongings to travel far across land and sea. Readers will explore the major shifts in transportation technology and how they relate to broader shifts in different countries, and they will learn of disparities between groups with varying levels of access to resources. Spanning from early developments of the wheel to steam power to the modern age of planes and cars, this book looks toward the future to even greater transit possibilities.

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