The ancient engineers

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Ballantine Books, Jan 1, 1974 - Philosophy - 450 pages
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User Review  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A necessary Corrective for those who think that our ancestors were not very bright. This is the first book that reset my mind to truly understand that technology has been accumulating for the last ... Read full review

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User Review  - jahshep - LibraryThing

Interesting read. Written with a tad of spunk. I was interested in the beginning sections, which covered the Egyptian & Mesopotamian technologies. De Camp waxes skeptical of many Biblical accounts; especially the intentions/point of view of the written accounts. Good read. Read full review

Contents

One The Coming of the Engineers
7
Two The Egyptian Engineers
18
Three The Mesopotamian Engineers
46
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