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Inventing the modern world

Inventing the modern world

technology since 1750

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Published by DK Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Bud ... (et al.).
    ContributionsBud, Robert., Hulton Getty Picture Collection.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT18 .I565 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22993395M
    ISBN 10078946828X
    LC Control Number00026045
    OCLC/WorldCa43567346

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