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Product Description: A celebration of human ingenuity, this book is a guide to 100 of the most important inventions and discoveries over the last 100,000 years. From the lever to the phonograph and the law of gravity to genetic engineering, these innovations and discoveries revolutionized how the world worked...read more

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9788497940481 | Edimat Libros, July 1, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A celebration of human ingenuity, this book is a guide to 100 of the most important inventions and discoveries over the last 100,000 years.

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Product Description: Essays from such authorities as Brian Cox, Patrick Moore, Richard Dawkins, and Marcus du Sautoy offer glimpses into the minds behind history's greatest eureka momentsWith selections nominated by experts from all fields of science and engineering, this fascinating book explores 100 of the most forward thinking, far-reaching, and downright inspired ideas and inventions in history...read more

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9781849901963 | Bbc Pubns, September 1, 2011, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Essays from such authorities as Brian Cox, Patrick Moore, Richard Dawkins, and Marcus du Sautoy offer glimpses into the minds behind history's greatest eureka momentsWith selections nominated by experts from all fields of science and engineering, this fascinating book explores 100 of the most forward thinking, far-reaching, and downright inspired ideas and inventions in history.

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9780755206070 | 2 edition (Authors Online Ltd, September 30, 2010), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: An underpinning force in Singapore's remarkable 50-year transformation into a sophisticated world-class city, engineering has contributed significantly to the nation's economic, infrastructural and social developments. A joint publication by The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, and World Scientific Publishing, to celebrate Singapore's 50th birthday, 50 Years of Engineering in Singapore brings to life the extraordinary engineering feats across multiple disciplines and tells the stories of these exceptional engineers who, with their determinations and courage, turned the little red dot into a jewel of a city...read more
By Tao Soon Cham (editor)

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9789814632287 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, February 28, 2016, cover price $82.00 | About this edition: An underpinning force in Singapore's remarkable 50-year transformation into a sophisticated world-class city, engineering has contributed significantly to the nation's economic, infrastructural and social developments.
9780405083051, titled "Life of Henry Irving" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1974, cover price $36.95 | also contains Life of Henry Irving | About this edition: This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.
9780405084157, titled "Myths of the Modocs: Indian Legends from the Northwest" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1974, cover price $23.95 | also contains Myths of the Modocs: Indian Legends from the Northwest

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9789814632294 | World Scientific Pub Co Inc, August 31, 2016, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: An underpinning force in Singapore's remarkable 50-year transformation into a sophisticated world-class city, engineering has contributed significantly to the nation's economic, infrastructural and social developments.

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Product Description: The Adjustable Spanner is the product of 30 years' collecting and original research, fired by Ron Geesin's acquisition of the SLIK adjustable spanner hanging in his father's garage. At the core of this book is a concise history of this much-maligned tool...read more

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9781785000355 | Crowood Pr, April 1, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The Adjustable Spanner is the product of 30 years' collecting and original research, fired by Ron Geesin's acquisition of the SLIK adjustable spanner hanging in his father's garage.

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Product Description: This is the story of how the xerographic copier, or "Xerox machine," became a creative medium for artists and activists during the last few decades of the twentieth century. Paper jams, mangled pages, and even fires made early versions of this clunky office machine a source of fear, rage, dread, and disappointment...read more

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9780262033961 | Mit Pr, February 19, 2016, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: This is the story of how the xerographic copier, or "Xerox machine," became a creative medium for artists and activists during the last few decades of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: Technology continues to transform the world with a process that seems to be constantly accelerating. The struggle to understand the way the "new" computer and communications technologies are transforming the world is many-sided. What the essays collected in this issue of the 'Bucknell Review' attempt is a general cultural approach to the notion of ther being a technological "matrix" in which we all now find ourselves "adrift" and of which our experience is often "dread...read more
By David L. Erben (editor)

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9780838755518 | Bucknell Univ Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $70.00 | About this edition: Technology continues to transform the world with a process that seems to be constantly accelerating.

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Product Description: From the Wrights to rockets . . . A noted aeronautical engineer here gives his views on the past, present, and future of aviation and its impact on our civilization. He outlines the short but technologically vast history of aeronautics, not forgetting that the airplane was born into a time of political strain to develop into an instrument for evil as well as good...read more

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9780300135770 | Yale Univ Pr, September 10, 1952, cover price $48.00 | About this edition: From the Wrights to rockets .

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Product Description: From a small Berlin backyard workshop to a global corporation, Siemens is one of the few industrial companies that can look back on such a long and successful tradition. For over 160 years, the Siemens name and brand represents strength of innovation, top technological achievements, quality, reliability, and international presence...read more
By Siemens Historical Institute (corporate author)

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9783422072541 | Independent Pub Group, May 5, 2014, cover price $59.00 | About this edition: From a small Berlin backyard workshop to a global corporation, Siemens is one of the few industrial companies that can look back on such a long and successful tradition.

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Product Description: First published in 1930, as the third edition of a 1907 original, this book forms number six in the Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Series. The text gives a concise account of the theory of equations according to the ideas of Galois...read more
By W. E. H. Berwick (editor)

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9781107493612 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 26, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: First published in 1930, as the third edition of a 1907 original, this book forms number six in the Cambridge Tracts in Mathematics and Mathematical Physics Series.

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Product Description: What does it mean to be an American? What are American ideas and values? American Enterprise, the companion book to a major exhibition at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, aims to answer these questions about the American experience through an exploration of its economic and commercial history...read more
By Nancy Davis (contributor)

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9781588344960 | Smithsonian Inst Pr, May 26, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: What does it mean to be an American?

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Product Description: A study in 19th Century Grist-Mill technology. From an existing mostly intact grist-mill built by Henry Stover in 1832 the technologies involved in building the mill and equipping it for high quality flour production is made evident...read more

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9781502906656 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 24, 2015, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A study in 19th Century Grist-Mill technology.

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Product Description: The American Technological Challenge - Stagnation and Decline in the 21st Century refutes the myth that we live in the most innovative of times. Inventions themselves are only one of the factors that determine the technological fate of a society...read more

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9780875868868 | Algora Pub, August 3, 2011, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: The American Technological Challenge - Stagnation and Decline in the 21st Century refutes the myth that we live in the most innovative of times.

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9780875868851 | Algora Pub, August 3, 2011, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Most people would characterize the dawn of the 21st century as the age of technological progress par excellence.

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Product Description: Since the end of the Cold War, U.S. policymakers have faced the challenge of addressing the technological requirements of both economic competitiveness and national security. Promoting the technological objectives of competitiveness and security poses a daunting task, as these objectives can differ significantly in terms of autonomy, the private sector’s role, and the time frame involved...read more

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9781574888669 | Potomac Books Inc, December 31, 2012, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: Since the end of the Cold War, U.

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9781574888676 | Potomac Books Inc, December 31, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Since the end of the Cold War, U.

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Product Description: A ride on a thrill rollercoaster is the highlight of any visit to an amusement or theme park. Today's rides are at the cutting edge of technology and engineering, but they are but the latest of a long line of rides with humble roots in Russian ice slides and wooden sleigh rides...read more

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9780747811541 | Shire Pubns, July 24, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A ride on a thrill rollercoaster is the highlight of any visit to an amusement or theme park.

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Product Description: The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids: at least ten prominent automata were built between 1735 and 1810 by clockmakers, court mechanics, and other artisans from France, Switzerland, Austria, and the German lands...read more

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9780226034027 | Univ of Chicago Pr, May 31, 2013, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids: at least ten prominent automata were built between 1735 and 1810 by clockmakers, court mechanics, and other artisans from France, Switzerland, Austria, and the German lands.

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9780226034164 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, March 5, 2015), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: The eighteenth century saw the creation of a number of remarkable mechanical androids: at least ten prominent automata were built between 1735 and 1810 by clockmakers, court mechanics, and other artisans from France, Switzerland, Austria, and the German lands.

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Product Description: The world-famous Apollo 13 mission and dramatic explosion on the service module, captured in technical detail like you’ve never seen before. On April 13, 1970, NASA’s Apollo 13 suffered a near-catastrophic explosion in space. The planned lunar landing that day was promptly called off, and a new challenge prioritized: get the spacecraft safely back to Earth...read more

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9780760346198 | Zenith Pr, October 3, 2013, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The world-famous Apollo 13 mission and dramatic explosion on the service module, captured in technical detail like you’ve never seen before.

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Product Description: The true story behind the rise of the world's largest technology company, with exclusive insider interviews This is the story of how the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll generation changed the world forever. Meet the crazy ones who created Silicon Valley—the hippies who started the Homebrew Computer Club, the young ad executive who first sketched out Apple's iconic logo, and the engineers who met lying down in a cardboard geodesic dome at Stanford University...read more

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9780753540626 | Virgin Pub, May 1, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The true story behind the rise of the world's largest technology company, with exclusive insider interviews This is the story of how the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll generation changed the world forever.

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Product Description: The true story behind the rise of the world's largest technology company, with exclusive insider interviews This is the story of how the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll generation changed the world forever. Meet the crazy ones who created Silicon Valley—the hippies who started the Homebrew Computer Club, the young ad executive who first sketched out Apple's iconic logo, and the engineers who met lying down in a cardboard geodesic dome at Stanford University...read more

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9780753540633 | Virgin Pub, November 1, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The true story behind the rise of the world's largest technology company, with exclusive insider interviews This is the story of how the sex, drugs, and rock 'n' roll generation changed the world forever.

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Product Description: The actual history of the United States' worst-kept military secret revealed in graphic format.Though nearly everyone has heard of it, almost no one has known anything about it . . . until now. Located in the remote Nevada desert near the dry bed of Groom Lake, Area 51 is the most famous military installation in the world that doesn't "officially" exist...read more
By Greg Scott (illustrator) and Dwight Jon Zimmerman

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9780760346648 | Zenith Pr, November 3, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The actual history of the United States' worst-kept military secret revealed in graphic format.

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Product Description: In a rapidly changing world, we rely upon experts to assess the promise and risks of new technology. But how do these experts make sense of a highly uncertain future? In Arguments that Count, Rebecca Slayton offers an important new perspective...read more

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9780262019446 | 1 edition (Mit Pr, August 16, 2013), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: In a rapidly changing world, we rely upon experts to assess the promise and risks of new technology.

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Product Description: For much of the industrial era, asbestos was a widely acclaimed benchmark material. During its heyday, it was manufactured into nearly three thousand different products, most of which protected life and property from heat, flame, and electricity...read more

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9780813564722 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 30, 2013, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: For much of the industrial era, asbestos was a widely acclaimed benchmark material.

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