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The Resource Connections, James Burke

Connections, James Burke

Label
Connections
Title
Connections
Statement of responsibility
James Burke
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A companion to the PBS television series of the same name. Examines the ideas, inventions, and coincidences that have culminated in the major technological achievements of today
Summary
Explores the accidents of time, place, and circumstance that culminated in the century's technological achievements: the computer, the telephone, the production line, the airplane, the atomic bomb, the guided rocket, plastics, and television
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
201675
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
609
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
T15
LC item number
.B76 1978
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Connections, James Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The trigger effect -- The road from Alexandria -- Distant voices -- Faith in numbers -- The wheel of fortune -- Fuel to the flame -- The long chain -- Eat, drink and be merry -- Lighting the way -- Inventing the future
Control code
8500690
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780316116817
Lccn
78021662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04494136
  • (OCoLC)4494136
Label
Connections, James Burke
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-298) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The trigger effect -- The road from Alexandria -- Distant voices -- Faith in numbers -- The wheel of fortune -- Fuel to the flame -- The long chain -- Eat, drink and be merry -- Lighting the way -- Inventing the future
Control code
8500690
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780316116817
Lccn
78021662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm04494136
  • (OCoLC)4494136

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