Works of Man

Works of Man

Works of Man is a chronicle of man's attempts from prehistoric times to the space age to exploit for his own purposes the slowly discerned laws of nature. Exciting, instructive, and eminently readable, this mine of information covers the broad sweep of technological achievements, from the invention of the wheel more than six millennia ago to the miniaturization of the electronic computer.

Beginning with a description of the early builders in the days of ancient Babylon,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 352 pages

Language: English


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