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History of Technology
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
History of technology is strongly related with history of science since almost every technology is evolved through various applications of science. It also possesses bonds with economic history since resources are involved in almost any technology. Read more.
History of Engineering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
The idea of engineering has been present since prehistoric times when humans started shaping important creations like lever, wheel and pulley. Every invention is reliable with the contemporary explanation of engineering manipulating basic principles of mechanics to develop useful tools and objects.
Steven Johnson's How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions
This is a Summary of Steven Johnson's How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World Steven Johnson takes us on an exploration of historical innovations spanning the centuries. He traces aspects of modern life from the time of their invention by entrepreneurs, amateurs, and hobbyists to their unexpected historical outcomes.
The Museum Of Truth Vol.1
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Explore this fascinating museum and galleries and open up the truth.
Since Hero: A Mechanic's History of the Age of Power
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
A general-interest history of the development of power technology over the last two thousand years. Steam engines, internal combustion engines, nuclear power, and more are described and simplified for the reader's understanding and enjoyment. The author is a professional mechanic who has worked on everything from humble lawn mower engines to multi-million dollar gas turbines.
MiGs Over Nevada
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 123,060. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
MiGs Over Nevada is an insider’s declassified participation in a small group of CIA personnel and contract specialists providing their technological tradecraft to support Area 51 customers such as the US Air Force, the US Navy, intelligence and corporate entities. What happened in this book inspired the Navy’s TOP GUN Fighter Weapons School, the USAF Weapons School, and Red Flag Exercises.
The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 282,240. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them. “Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation” —The New York Times Book Review