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The World Set Free
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date July 10, 2013
Pages 362
Binding Paperback
Edition Large print
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781490961651
ISBN-10 1490961658
Dimensions 0.82 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $17.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: THE history of mankind is the history of the attainment of external power. Man is the tool-using, fire-making animal. From the outset of his terrestrial career we find him supplementing the natural strength and bodily weapons of a beast by the heat of burning and the rough implement of stone. So he passed beyond the ape. From that he expands. Presently he added to himself the power of the horse and the ox, he borrowed the carrying strength of water and the driving force of the wind, he quickened his fire by blowing, and his simple tools, pointed first with copper and then with iron, increased and varied and became more elaborate and efficient.

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