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The Resource A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,, by T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams

A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,, by T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams

Label
A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,
Title
A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,
Statement of responsibility
by T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.D4 1961
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,, by T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
Part I: from the earliest times to A.D.1750 -- General historical survey -- The production of food -- Production for domestic needs -- The extraction and working of metals -- Building construction -- Transport -- Communication and record -- Early sources of power -- The beginnings of the chemical industry -- Part II: the industrial revolution to A.D.1900 -- Historical survey (1750-1900) -- The steam-engine -- Machine-tools and their products -- Modern transport -- Building construction: requirements of urban communities -- Building construction: requirements for transport -- Coal and the metals -- New materials: coal-gas, petroleum, and rubber -- The rise of the modern chemical industry -- Textiles -- Pottery and glass -- The internal combustion engine -- The electrical industry -- Printing, photography, and the cinema -- Agriculture and food -- Epilogue: technological and general history
Control code
384782
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
782 p.
Lccn
61001920 /L/r61
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illus.
Label
A short history of technology from the earliest times to A.D. 1900,, by T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography
Contents
Part I: from the earliest times to A.D.1750 -- General historical survey -- The production of food -- Production for domestic needs -- The extraction and working of metals -- Building construction -- Transport -- Communication and record -- Early sources of power -- The beginnings of the chemical industry -- Part II: the industrial revolution to A.D.1900 -- Historical survey (1750-1900) -- The steam-engine -- Machine-tools and their products -- Modern transport -- Building construction: requirements of urban communities -- Building construction: requirements for transport -- Coal and the metals -- New materials: coal-gas, petroleum, and rubber -- The rise of the modern chemical industry -- Textiles -- Pottery and glass -- The internal combustion engine -- The electrical industry -- Printing, photography, and the cinema -- Agriculture and food -- Epilogue: technological and general history
Control code
384782
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
782 p.
Lccn
61001920 /L/r61
Note
Library's copy 2 (SW Writers): Forms part of: A. C. Greene Library. Gift of Meredith Greene Megaw, 2012 (Access. No. 2012-026). With dust jacket.
Other physical details
illus.

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