The Resource 1001 inventions that changed the world, general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis

1001 inventions that changed the world, general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis

Label
1001 inventions that changed the world
Title
1001 inventions that changed the world
Statement of responsibility
general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis
Title variation
  • One thousand and one inventions that changed the world
  • Thousand and one inventions that changed the world
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book aims to give a wide and varied offering of scientific and technological breakthroughs that have shaped and aided human development throughout history. From the first stone flints sharpened by prehistoric man to the spoke wheel and from the first steam powered machine to manual manoeuvring units for space walks, this book explores the stories behind the innovations and traces the development from concept to completion. From the big ideas to the smaller objects, discover when the first pair of scissors was used, or how the world wide web was created; inventions and ideas that have become integral to modern life now. This book presents the history of the world through all the brilliant ideas that came to fruition. It is a fascinating and comprehensive study of human endeavour throughout the ages
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
609 ONE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
1001 inventions that changed the world, general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis
Label
1001 inventions that changed the world, general editor, Jack Challoner ; preface by Trevor Baylis
Publication
Note
Includes index of inventors
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Ancient World -- From Rome to revolution -- The industrial age -- The age of empires -- Birth of the modern age -- War and peace -- Going global -- The internet age
Control code
12838935
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Extent
960 pages
Isbn
9781844036110
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) UH172955
  • (OCoLC)271774060

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