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Inventions

Inventions

Author: James Robinson
Series: Kingfisher Knowledge
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Description

2006. First edition, first printing. A near fine copy.

Description
Teaches about the earliest communication devices, and the developments that led to the mobile telephone revolution. Packed with information, this text accompanies photographs that enhance each chapter. It also offers website links, book lists, places to visit and career information.
Table of contents
01 HALF TITLE; 02-03 TITLE; 04-05 IMPRINT & CONTENTS; 06 FOREWORD; 07 CHAPTER ONE: Communications; 08-09 The telephone; 10-11 Fibre optics; 12-13 Communications satellite; 14-15 Computers; 16-17 The Internet; 18-19 Radio; 20-21 Television; 22-23 Film and cinema; 24 Summary and information panel; 25 CHAPTER TWO: Technology in the home; 26-27 Electricity and light; 28-29 Photography; 30-31 Camcorders; 32-33 Games and toys (including video games); 34-35 Digital music; 36 Summary and information panel; 37 CHAPTER THREE: Transportation; 38-39 Cars; 40-41 Sea vehicles; 42-43 Trains; 44-45 Aviation; 46-47 Space travel; 48 Summary and information panel; 49 CHAPTER FOUR: Industry and medicine; 50-51 Robotics; 52-53 Nanotechnology; 54-55 Genetic engineering; 56-58 Medical technology (3 pages); 59 Summary and information panel; 60-61 Glossary; 62-63 Index; 64 Acknowledgements.
Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780753413227
  • : Kingfisher Publications, plc
  • : Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • : September 2006
  • : 275mm X 230mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : full-colour photographs & digital artwork
  • : 64
  • : 609
  • : Hardback
  • : James Robinson