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The Resource How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world, Steven Johnson

How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world, Steven Johnson

Label
How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world
Title
How we got to now
Title remainder
six innovations that made the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Steven Johnson
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this illustrated volume, filled with surprising stories of accidental genius and brilliant mistakes, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, investigating the secret history behind the everyday objects of contemporary life: how the invention of air-conditioning enabled the largest migration of human beings in the history of the species; how pendulum clocks helped trigger the industrial revolution; and how clean water made it possible to manufacture computer chips
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, Steven
Dewey number
338/.064
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T14.5
LC item number
.J64 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • Inventions
  • Technological innovations
Label
How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world, Steven Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"As seen on PBS"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781594632969
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014018412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn879851784
Label
How we got to now : six innovations that made the modern world, Steven Johnson
Publication
Note
"As seen on PBS"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-277) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
293 pages
Isbn
9781594632969
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2014018412
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn879851784

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