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The Resource An uncommon history of common things, Volume 2, writers, Kate J. Armstrong [and four others] ; foreword by Henry Petroski

An uncommon history of common things, Volume 2, writers, Kate J. Armstrong [and four others] ; foreword by Henry Petroski

Label
An uncommon history of common things, Volume 2
Title
An uncommon history of common things
Title number
Volume 2
Statement of responsibility
writers, Kate J. Armstrong [and four others] ; foreword by Henry Petroski
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This vivid, engrossing book reveals the fascinating stories behind the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world's tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to be,"--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Armstrong, Kate J
Dewey number
031.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
AG243
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Civilization
  • Inventions
  • Technological innovations
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • United States
  • United States
Label
An uncommon history of common things, Volume 2, writers, Kate J. Armstrong [and four others] ; foreword by Henry Petroski
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All Natural -- Weird Science -- Incredible Edibles -- Building Blocks -- That's Entertainment -- Gadgets and Gizmos -- Perfectly Preserved -- Danger Zone -- Tried and True
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781426215841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn903284429
  • 1512842
  • (OCoLC)903284429
Label
An uncommon history of common things, Volume 2, writers, Kate J. Armstrong [and four others] ; foreword by Henry Petroski
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 288) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
All Natural -- Weird Science -- Incredible Edibles -- Building Blocks -- That's Entertainment -- Gadgets and Gizmos -- Perfectly Preserved -- Danger Zone -- Tried and True
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
302 pages
Isbn
9781426215841
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocn903284429
  • 1512842
  • (OCoLC)903284429

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