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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 history of the grid, the world's largest interconnected power machine that is North America's electricity infrastructure.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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

The Friendly Orange Glow The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture by Brian Dear The Friendly Orange Glow The Untold Story of the PLATO System and the Dawn of Cyberculture


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

The Victorian Palace of Science Scientific Knowledge and the Building of the Houses of Parliament by Edward J. (University of Cambridge) Gillin The Victorian Palace of Science Scientific Knowledge and the Building of the Houses of Parliament

Edward J. Gillin explores the extraordinary role of scientific knowledge in the building of the Houses of Parliament in Victorian Britain.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

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 evolution of the multi-billion-dollar computer services industry, from consulting and programming to data analytics and cloud computing, with case studies of important companies.The computer services industry has worldwide annual revenues of nearly a trillion dollars and employs millions of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

Avions de la Grande Guerre 2018 Evolution de plusieurs avions de la premiere Guerre mondiale by Patrick Casaert Avions de la Grande Guerre 2018 Evolution de plusieurs avions de la premiere Guerre mondiale

Revivez un episode de la Grande Guerre grace a la reconstitution de scenes de celle-ci avec des avions de 1917 et 1918 : le legendaire Fokker DR I du Baron Rouge (l'as allemand ), le SE.5 britannique, le LGV allemand...
Format: Calendar - Released: 12/09/2017

Avions de la Grande Guerre 2018 Evolution de plusieurs avions de la premiere Guerre mondiale by Patrick Casaert Avions de la Grande Guerre 2018 Evolution de plusieurs avions de la premiere Guerre mondiale

Revivez un episode de la Grande Guerre grace a la reconstitution de scenes de celle-ci avec des avions de 1917 et 1918 : le legendaire Fokker DR I du Baron Rouge (l'as allemand ), le SE.5 britannique, le LGV allemand...
Format: Calendar - Released: 12/09/2017

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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How Chinese characters triumphed over the QWERTY keyboard and laid the foundation for China's information technology successes today.Chinese writing is character based, the one major world script that is neither alphabetic nor syllabic. Through the years, the Chinese written language...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

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

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

The Lighthouse and the Observatory Islam, Science, and Empire in Late Ottoman Egypt by Daniel A. (Northwestern University, Illinois) Stolz The Lighthouse and the Observatory Islam, Science, and Empire in Late Ottoman Egypt
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This history of astronomy in Egypt reveals how modern science came to play an authoritative role in Islamic religious practice.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2018

Bikes and Bloomers - Victorian Women Inventors and their Extraordinary Cycle Wear by Kat Jungnickel Bikes and Bloomers - Victorian Women Inventors and their Extraordinary Cycle Wear

An illustrated history of the evolution of British women's cycle wear.The bicycle in Victorian Britain is often celebrated as a vehicle of women's liberation. Less noted is another critical technology with which women forged new and mobile public lives --...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

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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?

Explorations of science, technology, and innovation in Africa not as the product of technology transfer from elsewhere but as the working of African knowledge.In the STI literature, Africa has often been regarded as a recipient of science, technology, and innovation...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Compact Cassetten Report - Teil 2 Sammeln - Tipps - Kaufberatung - Kaufhauser - Elektrohandel - Zulieferer by Uwe H Sultz Compact Cassetten Report - Teil 2 Sammeln - Tipps - Kaufberatung - Kaufhauser - Elektrohandel - Zulieferer


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2017

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

Keeping Up with the Egyptians Building Pyramids by James a Kizer Keeping Up with the Egyptians Building Pyramids


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/04/2017

Keeping Up with the Egyptians Building Pyramids by James a Kizer Keeping Up with the Egyptians Building Pyramids


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/04/2017

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

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

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