Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Invention And Technology

Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Invention And Technology

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Invention and Technology offers a wealth of information on the workings of technology in everyday life. Its 2,500 practical and easy-to-understand entries and 270 illustrations offer a comprehensive account of human {{ngenuity and invention from the earliest civilizations to the present day. Fields covered include civil and mechanical engineering, transportation and space exploration, medicine and biotechnology, agriculture and food production, electronics, computers, materials, the chemical industry, and energy and power generation. The book includes wide-ranging biographies of great inventors, engineers, and pioneers in technology. Like its predecessors in the Oxford Illustrated Encyclopedia series, Invention and Technology will be an invaluable reference source, providing quick and accurate information on the way things work.
Publisher: New York : Oxford, 1992
ISBN: 9780198691389
Branch Call Number: 609 OXF
Characteristics: 391 p
Additional Contributors: Finniston, Monty
Alternative Title: Invention and technology


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