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Published by Lorenz Books, Distributed in the USA and Canada by National Book Network in London, Lanham, MD .
Written in English

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  • Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Inventions -- History.

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Inventions have revolutionized our everyday lives in many ways, and this fascinating encyclopedia looks at the different types of human inventions, from the earliest energy-saving devices through to the internet and biotechnology.

Edition Notes

Other titlesAll about the amazing scientific discoveries that shaped our world
StatementStephen Bennington ... [et al.].
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesIllustrated science encyclopedia
ContributionsBennington, Stephen.
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23096654M
ISBN 100754812650

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