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Brain power

what's the big idea? : 2,400,000 years of inventions

1st ed. for the U.S., its territories and dependencies, Canada, Mexico, and the Philippine Republic

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Published by Barrons Educational Series in Hauppauge, NY .
Written in English.

About the Edition

Describes the most important inventions from the Stone Age to the beginning of the twenty-first century. Organization is by historical periods.

Table of Contents

Early people : 2,400,000 to 8000 B.C.
The first cities : 11,000 to 2000 B.C.
The ancient world : 3000 to 230 B.C.
The ancient Greeks : 285 to 150 B.C.
The Romans : 73 B.C. to AD 476
The Dark Ages : AD 300 to 950
The early Middle Ages : 1066 to 1286
Castles at war : 1300 to 1364
Feudal society : 1295 to 1400
The Renaissance : 1415 to 1565
New horizons : 1492 to 1590
Particles and planets : 1572 to 1661
Building big machines : 1665 to 1752
New steam power : 1755 to 1792
The electric revolution : 1799 to 1824
Trains and tracks : 1819 to 1840
Factories and tools : 1833 to 1859
Bright lights, big cities : 1852 to 1879
New communications : 1876 to 1891
Learning to fly : 1893 to 1901
Mass production : 1901 to 1912
The broadcasting age : 1912 to 1926
Sophisticated weapons : 1923 to 1946
Global superpowers : 1941 to 1958
The race for space : 1960 to 1969
Modern technology : 1970 to 1979
The final frontier : 1980 to 1987
Living in a cyberworld : 1990 to 1999
The new millennium : 2000 to ?

Edition Notes

Genre
Juvenile literature.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
609
Library of Congress
MLCM 2006/40112 (T)

The Physical Object

Pagination
64 p. :
Number of pages
64

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22650188M
Internet Archive
brainpowerwhatsb00stew
ISBN 10
0764158988
ISBN 13
9780764158988
LC Control Number
2005920613
Goodreads
2010413
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