Creating the twentieth century : technical innovations of 1867-1914 and their lasting impact

The two pre-World War I generations encompassed the greatest innovative period in history. Technical inventions of 1867-1914 & their rapid improvement & commercialisation created new prime movers, materials, infrastructures & information means that provided the lasting foundations of the...

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Main Author: Smil, Vaclav
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The two pre-World War I generations encompassed the greatest innovative period in history. Technical inventions of 1867-1914 & their rapid improvement & commercialisation created new prime movers, materials, infrastructures & information means that provided the lasting foundations of the modern world
Physical Description:ix, 350 p. ill
ISBN:9780199835522