How Was It Done?

David Gould

ISBN 10: 0276421922 / ISBN 13: 9780276421921
Verlag: Readers Digest, 1999
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Titel: How Was It Done?

Verlag: Readers Digest

Erscheinungsdatum: 1999

Einband: Hardback (No Dust Wrapper.)

Auflage: 1st Edition

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Discover the fascinating inside stories behind the marvels of human ingenuity -- from weapons fashioned by the first hunters to medical miracles of the modern age. More than 250 extraordinary achievements spring to life with riveting facts, inspiring anecdotes, & revealing artifacts, photos, paintings, & drawings. For example, find out how: prehistoric farmers first raised crops & tamed animals; ancient builders maneuvered 50-ton boulders to create Stonehenge; Chinese practitioners perfected the art of acupuncture; Viking seafarers crossed the Atlantic without compass or chart; Galileo proved that the Earth orbits the Sun; antiseptics transformed surgery; Thomas Edison devised an "invention factory"; & scientists split the atom; etc.

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Explains mysteries that have puzzled many of us for years and describes how things have been discoverd and how they work, demonstrating how the past has influenced the way people live now.

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BookLovers of Bath is based in the rural idyll of Peasedown St. John in Somerset (God's Own Country) in the south west of England and actually very nearly in Bath. After 20 years of being “internet only” I have now opened a shop, Fact or Fable, in the premises of our now-closed Post Office. With over 20,000 books in stock and another 5,000 or so in the shop I run an old-fashioned book business with every book listed, graded, picked, packed and posted by my own fair hand… abetted by my Jack Russells who are really, not, helpful.

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