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The Resource Milestones of science and technology : making the modern world, Peter Morris, executive editor ; James C. Hart, managing editor ; Lesley Henderson, further reading editor ; Philip Sayer, photographs

Milestones of science and technology : making the modern world, Peter Morris, executive editor ; James C. Hart, managing editor ; Lesley Henderson, further reading editor ; Philip Sayer, photographs

Label
Milestones of science and technology : making the modern world
Title
Milestones of science and technology
Title remainder
making the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Peter Morris, executive editor ; James C. Hart, managing editor ; Lesley Henderson, further reading editor ; Philip Sayer, photographs
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows key the developments in science, technology, and medicine, from the Byzantine sundial-calendar (circa 520) to the prototype "Clock of the long now" (1999). In doing so, one can follow the creative achievements that have shaped the modern world
Cataloging source
SNN
Dewey number
609 qM643 2013
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cossons, Neil
  • Morris, Peter John Turnbull
  • Hart, James C
  • Henderson, Lesley
  • Sayer, Philip
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inventions
  • Technology
  • Technological innovations
  • Science Museum (Great Britain)
  • Science Museum (Great Britain)
  • Inventions
  • Technological innovations
  • Technology
Label
Milestones of science and technology : making the modern world, Peter Morris, executive editor ; James C. Hart, managing editor ; Lesley Henderson, further reading editor ; Philip Sayer, photographs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 1st ed.: Making of the modern world : milestones of science and technology / edited by Neil Cossons with Andrew Nahum and Peter Turvey -- London : John Murray, 1992
  • Essays describing 100 inventions selected from the Science Museum collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn855916515
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Rev. and expanded 2nd. ed.
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780981773650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)855916515
  • (Sirsi) a1760323
Label
Milestones of science and technology : making the modern world, Peter Morris, executive editor ; James C. Hart, managing editor ; Lesley Henderson, further reading editor ; Philip Sayer, photographs
Publication
Note
  • 1st ed.: Making of the modern world : milestones of science and technology / edited by Neil Cossons with Andrew Nahum and Peter Turvey -- London : John Murray, 1992
  • Essays describing 100 inventions selected from the Science Museum collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-254) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn855916515
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
Rev. and expanded 2nd. ed.
Extent
270 pages
Isbn
9780981773650
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)855916515
  • (Sirsi) a1760323

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