Inventions explained : a beginner's guide to technological breakthroughs (eBook, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Inventions explained : a beginner's guide to technological breakthroughs

Author: Richard Platt
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1997.
Series: Your world explained series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The book begins "with an in-depth look at the earlist tools, and [advances] through time and technology to highlight systems of measuring, transportation, energy, medicine, machinery, computing, and many others."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Platt, Richard.
Inventions explained.
New York : H. Holt, 1997
(DLC) 97011969
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Platt
OCLC Number: 1035756332
Notes: Series taken from book jackets.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (69 pages : illustrations (some color)).
Contents: Ancient inventors shape the world --
Artisans and inventors --
Renaissance ingenuity --
An inventive age --
The era of electricity --
Teamwork --
Invention and the modern world.
Series Title: Your world explained series.
Responsibility: Richard Platt.
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The book begins "with an in-depth look at the earlist tools, and [advances] through time and technology to highlight systems of measuring, transportation, energy, medicine, machinery, computing, and many others."--Cover.

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