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From the library
The Industrial Revolution by
Call Number: 330.9 MAR
Publication Date: 2013-08-01
Provides an introduction to the industrial revolution.
Weapons and Warfare by
Call Number: 355.02 MEL
Publication Date: 1996-10-11
This book highlights some weapons of war explaining how and why they were developed, various responses people have had to them, and the impact they have had upon society.
The Britannica Guide to Inventions That Changed the Modern World by
Call Number: 609 BRI
Publication Date: 2009-12-20
Discusses various inventions and innovations that have proven to be useful or crucial to development in modern times, covering areas such as communication; transportation; power and energy; building construction and civil engineering; medicine; military technology; observation and measurement; and agriculture and industry.