Transforming the twentieth century technical innovations and their consequences

Post-WWI inventions transformed the technical advances that created the modern world, & added new capabilities ranging from both military uses of nuclear energy to the universal diffusion of microprocessors. This book examines most of these technical transformations, & appraises their econom...

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Main Author: Smil, Vaclav
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press,. 2006, 2006
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