53 1/2 Things That Changed the World: And Some That Didn't

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Millbrook Press, Incorporated, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Imagine life without music, buildings, clothes, books, engines, or even speech! This is what the world would be like without the 53 1/2 things that changed the course of history. From primitive discoveries such as fire and the wheel, to modern creations such as the jet engine and computers - this book contains them all. And, for your edification and amusement, some of the world's great inventing disasters are described as well. Once you've read about the 53 things, you will find out which is the half invention that will someday change the lives of millions.

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Steve Parker works at Britain's Natural History Museum, is a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society and is author of "The Encyclopedia of Sharks,

David West, Reader in Political Theory, Australian National University

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