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The Resource Exactly : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

Exactly : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

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Exactly : how precision engineers created the modern world
Title
Exactly
Title remainder
how precision engineers created the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Here, author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce and Thomas Jefferson's innovations, offering a fascinating narrative about the men who shaped today's world
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
  • 620'.00922
  • 620'.00922
  • 620'.00922
  • 620'.00922
  • 620.00922
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Engineering
  • Engineers
  • Technology
Label
Exactly : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780008241780
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 395 pages
Isbn
9780008241780
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)
Label
Exactly : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2018
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780008241780
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xiv, 395 pages
Isbn
9780008241780
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white)

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