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

; Williams, Trevor Illtyd, author
New York : Oxford University Press, [1961] .
ISBN 9780198812319, 0198812310

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Other Authors Williams, Trevor Illtyd,
Subjects Technology -- History.
Description xviii, 782 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1961]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 750-758) and indexes.
Also issued online.
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.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)384782
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Derry, T. K. 1905-
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