The Story of Inventions

The Story of Inventions

From Antiquity to the Present
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Language: English
Layout: more than 250 illustrations, four-color throughout, hardcover
Pages: 120
Size: 22 x 29,5 cm/11,75 x 8,25 inches

Price: 7,95 €
7,95 £
12,99 $


ISBN: 978-3-8480-0638-0
This book pays tribute to human inventiveness from pre-historic times to our days, with numerous illustrations and excursuses about major inventors, theoricians. An ideal textbook for students and for anyone interested to know more about inventions.
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Table of Contents

Prehistoric Times
Evolution of Humans
Neolithic Revolution
Ancient Civilizations

Ancient to Classical
Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt
Ancient Greece
Ancient Rome
The Islamic Revolution

Post-Classical to Renaissance
Golden Age of Islamic Science
End of Islamic Empire
Chinese Technology
Rise of Mesoamerican Civilizations
Developments in Europe

Early Modern
Renaissance

The Modern Era
The Changing Face of the World
Industrial Revolution

The War Period
The World Wars

Post-War 20th Century
Rivalry of the Two Superpowers

A New Millenium
Rise of China
Nanotechnology: The Technology of the Future
A Futuristic World?

Glossary
Index
Picture Credits

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