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short history of technology

T. K. Derry

short history of technology

from the earliesttimes to A.D. 1900

by T. K. Derry

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Published by Dover, Constable in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. K. Derry and Trevor I. Williams.
    ContributionsWilliams, Trevor I.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii,782p. :
    Number of Pages782
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21479584M
    ISBN 100486274721

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