Historian Peter James and archaeologist Nick Thorpe have pooled in amassing this compendium of human ingenuity through the ages. Together they conclusively prove that our ancestors, however long ago they lived and whatever part of the globe they occupied, were problem-solvers. Brimming with odd facts and entertaining curiosities, written with zest and humor, 'Ancient Inventions' is a celebration of the inventiveness of the human mind.
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ANCIENT INVENTIONSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Not just an inventory of gizmos and whatsits, this is a responsible attempt by two British archaeologists (Centuries of Darkness, not reviewed) to construct an overview of science and technology in ... Read full review
Ancient inventionsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
You leave your seventh-floor apartment, curse the congested traffic that delays you, and stop at a fast-food restaurant on your way to have cataract surgery. You live in Rome in A.D. 25. Ancient ... Read full review