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The handy technology answer book / Naomi Balaban and James Bobick.

Balaban, Naomi E., (author.). Bobick, James E., (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library 600 BALA (Text) 38650833365925 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 600 BALABAN (Text) 33946003132649 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781578595631
  • ISBN: 1578595630
  • Physical Description: xi, 451 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Detroit : Visible Ink Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-432) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction to technology -- Computers -- Communications -- Radio and television -- Telecommunications and recordings -- Weights, measures, time, tools, and weapons -- Mining, materials, and manufacturing -- Buildings, bridges, and other structures -- Cars, boats, plans, and trains -- Energy -- Technology and the environment -- Biotechology and genetic engineering -- Technology and medicine.
Summary, etc.: Technology pervades our society, and is constantly evolving. Balaban and Bobick shows how our lives have been remade by technology, and how the quest to solve problems, control the environment, and improve life is never-ending. They answer common questions on technology and the personalities behind the inventions.
Subject: Technology > Miscellanea.
Genre: Trivia and miscellanea.

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