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Product Description: Air Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores what air disasters are, why they happen, and how disasters such as the Hindenburg Crash of 1937, the Concorde Crash of 2000, and 9/11 have impacted people's lives.

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9780822585350 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567721 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Air Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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Discusses agricultural technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to 476 A.D., including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece.

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9780822529958 | Runestone Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses agricultural technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to 476 A.

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Examines ancient methods of communication in the Middle East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica. (view table of contents)

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9780822529965 | Runestone Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Examines ancient methods of communication in the Middle East, India, China, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica.

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Discusses the methods of computation developed in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire. (view table of contents)

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9780822529972 | Runestone Pr, June 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses the methods of computation developed in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire.

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Product Description: Learn about some of the earliest computers including water clocks and the Pascal counting machine.

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9780761365280 | Twenty First Century Books, February 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Learn about some of the earliest computers including water clocks and the Pascal counting machine.

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Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire. (view table of contents)

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9780822529989 | Runestone Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Describes buildings and structures and examines methods and tools of construction in various civilizations around the world, from prehistoric times up until the end of the Roman Empire.

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Product Description: Describes the technology used by ancient societies to create such monumental structures as temples, pyramids, walls, arches, and bridges, including the ancient civilizations of China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.

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9780761365273 | Twenty First Century Books, January 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Describes the technology used by ancient societies to create such monumental structures as temples, pyramids, walls, arches, and bridges, including the ancient civilizations of China, Greece, Rome, India, and the Middle East.

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Product Description: Traces the history of machine technology from ancient times and discusses the influence of machines in modern times.

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9780761365235 | Twenty First Century Books, January 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Traces the history of machine technology from ancient times and discusses the influence of machines in modern times.

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Discusses the invention of six simple machines in various ancient civilizations from the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire

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9780822529941 | Runestone Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Discusses the invention of six simple machines in various ancient civilizations from the Stone Age to the fall of the Roman Empire

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Product Description: headacbes, and stomachaches. Over the centuries, ancient peoples learned more about medicine. The ancient Indians performed plastic surgery. The ancient Romans operated on people's eyes. People in many ancinet cultures wrote medical textbooks...read more

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9780761365228 | Twenty First Century Books, February 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: headacbes, and stomachaches.

Describes such medical techniques as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome

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9780822529927 | Runestone Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Describes medical techniques such as brain surgery, splints, taking a pulse, forceps, and sanitation in ancient civilizations including the Stone Age, Egypt, Greece, China, India, and Rome.

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Surveys transportation technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to A.D. 476, including China, Egypt, Mesoamerica, and Greece

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9780822529934 | Runestone Pr, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Surveys transportation technology in various cultures from the Stone Age to A.

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Product Description: Learn how humans used different tools throughout history to transport themselves and their belongings from place to place.

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9780761365242 | Twenty First Century Books, February 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Learn how humans used different tools throughout history to transport themselves and their belongings from place to place.

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Examines ancient weapons and their uses in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica. (view table of contents)

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9780822529996 | Runestone Pr, October 1, 2000, cover price $25.26 | About this edition: Examines ancient weapons and their uses in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, Rome, and Mesoamerica.

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Product Description: Did you know . . .The Scythians used guerrilla warfare more than 2,500 years ago? The Chinese general Sun-tzu wrote the first military manual in the fourth century B.C.? Some ancient Greek warships had more than 150 oarsmen? Military technology is almost as old as human society...read more

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9780761365259 | Twenty First Century Books, February 1, 2011, cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Did you know .

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Product Description: In an instant, an avalanche can turn a picture-perfect winter scene into a deadly disaster. Huge sheets of snow and ice can race down a mountain at 50 miles (81 kilometers) per hour or faster. Avalanches can toss cars, snap trees, and crush buildings in their path, sometimes burying an entire village in tightly packed snow...read more

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9780822568629 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: In an instant, an avalanche can turn a picture-perfect winter scene into a deadly disaster.

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9780822565772 | Lerner Pub Group, December 28, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains what avalanches are and how they occur, describes the destruction they can cause and the rescue efforts often used to find people in the snow, and provides a history of major avalanches the have occurred since prehistoric times.

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Product Description: Blizzards, part of the Disasters Up Close series, takes you inside these violent, snowy windstorms to show how they affect people and communities. When the Great Blizzard of 1888 paralyzed New York, traincars couldn't run, thus prompting an underground subway system...read more

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9780822568636 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: A winter snowfall can be beautiful.

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9780822565758 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Blizzards, part of the Disasters Up Close series, takes you inside these violent, snowy windstorms to show how they affect people and communities.

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Product Description: Disasters at Sea is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores disasters such as the 1912 sinking of the Titanica horrific event in which 1,523 people died when the unsinkable ship collided with an iceberg on its maiden voyage...read more

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9780822585381 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567738 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Disasters at Sea is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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Explains what droughts are and what causes them, provides the history of droughts around the world, and describes how scientists study them and what can be done to relieve or prevent them.

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9780822565765 | Lerner Pub Group, December 26, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains what droughts are and what causes them, provides the history of droughts around the world, and describes how scientists study them and what can be done to relieve or prevent them.

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Product Description: Earthquakes (Disasters Up Close) [Jan 01, 2007] Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B.

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9780822566762 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Earthquakes (Disasters Up Close) [Jan 01, 2007] Woods, Michael and Woods, Mary B.

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9780822547112 | Lerner Pub Group, July 6, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes what earthquakes are and explains what causes them and tells what happened during and after major earthquakes that have occurred in the past two hundred and fifty years.

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Product Description: Environmental Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series. It explores disasters such as the 1986 explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukrainea tragic event that spewed radioactive dust throughout the country, contaminating land and farm crops and exposing countless people to dangerous levels of radiation...read more

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9780822585411 | Lerner Pub Group, September 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NE 0000000000000 0000000000 0000000000000

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9780822567745 | Lerner Pub Group, December 15, 2007, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Environmental Disasters is part of the Disasters Up Close series.

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Product Description: Fire is one of the earths most devastating forces. Fire has many causesfrom a stroke of lightning to a carelessly dropped match. And once a fierce blaze begins, it can swallow forests, homes, and entire towns. A forest or city fire can be a catastrophe for people and their property, as well as for animals and the environment...read more

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9780822566779 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Fire is one of the earths most devastating forces.

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9780822547136 | Lerner Pub Group, July 15, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Explains why fires are so deadly and describes devastating fires throughout history.

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Product Description: An introduction to the causes of, measurement of, and survival after floods.

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9780822568650 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2007, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: An introduction to the causes of, measurement of, and survival after floods.

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9780822547129 | Lerner Pub Group, December 28, 2006, cover price $27.93 | About this edition: Describes what causes floods, how they do damage, and what relief efforts are involved in cleaning up the devastation they cause, and covers major floods that have happened since 1889.

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Product Description: NO highlighting or underlining. Some wear but overall very good condition. Ships directly from amazon and is eligible for prime or super saver (free) shipping.

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9780822558293 | Lerner Pub Group, January 1, 2006, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: NO highlighting or underlining.

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9780822538073 | Twenty First Century Books, September 1, 2005, cover price $26.60 | About this edition: Describes inventions that have changed the way we communicate, including the printing press, telephone, radio, television, and the Internet.

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