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History of engineering & technology books

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The Grid Biography of an American Technology by Julie A. Cohn The Grid Biography of an American Technology

The North American power grid has been called the world's largest machine. The grid connects nearly every living soul on the continent; Americans rely utterly on the miracle of electrification. In this book, Julie Cohn tells the history of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Life of John Metcalf Commonly Called Blind Jack of Knaresborough by John Metcalf The Life of John Metcalf Commonly Called Blind Jack of Knaresborough

The lively, anecdotal 1795 memoirs of 'Blind Jack of Knaresborough', a great eighteenth-century builder of turnpike roads.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Chinese Typewriter A History by Thomas S. (Assistant Professor, Stanford University) Mullaney The Chinese Typewriter A History
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Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language encountered presumed alphabetic universalism in the form of Morse Code, Braille, stenography, Linotype, punch cards, word processing,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

The Voyage of Thought Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World by Michael (University of California, Berkeley) Wintroub The Voyage of Thought Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World
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A journey in the history of science across the shifting religious, epistemic, and technical practices on a remarkable sixteenth-century voyage.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

British Classics 2018 Legendary cars in Cuba by Henning von Loewis of Menar British Classics 2018 Legendary cars in Cuba

Everybody admires the classic American automobiles contributing so much to Havana's unique charm, but nobody mentions those fascinating British cars from the 1950s surviving for more than half a century in Cuba. In Havana you even come across superb models...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/06/2017

British Classics 2018 Legendary cars in Cuba by Henning von Loewis of Menar British Classics 2018 Legendary cars in Cuba

Everybody admires the classic American automobiles contributing so much to Havana's unique charm, but nobody mentions those fascinating British cars from the 1950s surviving for more than half a century in Cuba. In Havana you even come across superb models...
Format: Calendar - Released: 19/06/2017

What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa? by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean from Africa?

In the STI literature, Africa has often been regarded as a recipient of science, technology, and innovation rather than a maker of them. In this book, scholars from a range of disciplines show that STI in Africa is not merely...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

History of Technology Volume 33 by Ian (SOAS, University of London, UK) Inkster History of Technology Volume 33
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While political and social historians have made great progress in trying to understand the making of modern Greece by studying * politics and power struggles, little attention has been given TO the co-evolution of the Greek state and the technologies...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

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Making IT Work A History of the Computer Services Industry by Jeffrey R. (University of Minnesota) Yost Making IT Work A History of the Computer Services Industry

The computer services industry has worldwide annual revenues of nearly a trillion dollars and employs millions of workers, but is often overshadowed by the hardware and software products industries. In this book, Jeffrey Yost shows how computer services, from consulting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

The Story Of Innovation How Yesterday's Discoveries Lead to Tomorrow's Breakthroughs by James S. Trefil The Story Of Innovation How Yesterday's Discoveries Lead to Tomorrow's Breakthroughs

Written for science geeks and everyone curious about the world around us, this comprehensive sweep through modern science and technology is a solid family reference, covering the most important innovations and inventions in engineering, physics, medicine, chemistry, biology, and more.
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

A History of the Future Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov by Peter J. (Queen's University Belfast) Bowler A History of the Future Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov

A wide-ranging survey of predictions about the future development and impact of science and technology through the twentieth century.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

A History of the Future Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov by Peter J. (Queen's University Belfast) Bowler A History of the Future Prophets of Progress from H. G. Wells to Isaac Asimov

A wide-ranging survey of predictions about the future development and impact of science and technology through the twentieth century.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Rise of the Machines A Cybernetic History by Thomas (King's College London) Rid Rise of the Machines A Cybernetic History

Fascinating. . . . Dazzling. -Financial Times
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/11/2017

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Beautiful Windmills in the Netherlands 2018 Pictures of Dutch Windmills by John Stuij Beautiful Windmills in the Netherlands 2018 Pictures of Dutch Windmills

Windmills cover the Dutch landscape and are major witnesses of a rich industrial inheritance and the struggle of the Dutch against the sea. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our...
Format: Calendar - Released: 08/04/2017

Beautiful Windmills in the Netherlands 2018 Pictures of Dutch Windmills by John Stuij Beautiful Windmills in the Netherlands 2018 Pictures of Dutch Windmills

Windmills cover the Dutch landscape and are major witnesses of a rich industrial inheritance and the struggle of the Dutch against the sea. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our...
Format: Calendar - Released: 08/04/2017

Compact Cassette Report - Philips One-Hole Cassette vs. Compact Cassette Norelco Philips by Uwe H Sultz Compact Cassette Report - Philips One-Hole Cassette vs. Compact Cassette Norelco Philips


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 04/04/2017

Lost Badges 2018 Brands That Rolled into Oblivion by Ulrich Safferling Lost Badges 2018 Brands That Rolled into Oblivion

Much great brands have been ruined through wars, world economic crisis and mismanagement. But their trademarks are staying alive and found at the front of marvellous classic cars. So in the end they cannot fall into oblivion. Calvendo calendars are...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Marvellous Mascots 2018 Little Beauties and Beasts by Ulrich Safferling Marvellous Mascots 2018 Little Beauties and Beasts

In former times mascots were THE badges of great car manufacturers: The highlight on the top of the radiator in the thirties of the last century, later in the fifties the decoration for the bonnet. Twelve extraordinary pieces will bring...
Format: Calendar - Released: 04/04/2017

Cameras 2018 Short Picture Story of the Most Famous Camera Models. by Gianluigi Fiori Cameras 2018 Short Picture Story of the Most Famous Camera Models.

The most popular models of cameras that have taken place in the last 100 years until the advent of smart phones. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

Cameras 2018 Short Picture Story of the Most Famous Camera Models. by Gianluigi Fiori Cameras 2018 Short Picture Story of the Most Famous Camera Models.

The most popular models of cameras that have taken place in the last 100 years until the advent of smart phones. Calvendo calendars are premium products - a bit more pricey than others but with added benefits: Our calendars always...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

The German Harz 2018 In the Harz, Germany's Northernmost Mountain Range, You Can Still Travel by Steam Train. by Holger Felix The German Harz 2018 In the Harz, Germany's Northernmost Mountain Range, You Can Still Travel by Steam Train.

Locomotives have inspired me since my youth. In the Harz Mountains, the northernmost mountain range in Germany, the old steam engines still run a regular timetable. The network of 1000 mm narrow gauge railways is 140.4 km long. The the...
Format: Calendar - Released: 01/04/2017

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