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Title The modern world / edited by Briony Ryles and Derek Hall.

Imprint Redding, Conn. : Brown Bear Books, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  T20    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  T20    Available
Description 112 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Curriculum connections
Note Includes index.
Contents Planetary probes -- Nuclear weapons -- Guided missiles -- Semiconductors -- Seeing inside the body -- Advanced surgery -- Robotics -- The Apollo moon program -- The moon's secrets -- High-speed trains -- Birth of personal computers -- Space shut
Summary Chronicles the technological advancements of the modern era, including achievements in warfare, space exploration, medical technology, transportation, personal electronics, and ecology.
Subject Technology -- History -- 20th century.
Technology -- History -- 21st century.
Technological innovations -- History -- 20th century.
Technological innovations -- History -- 21st century.
Discoveries in science -- History -- 20th century.
Discoveries in science -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Ryles, Briony.
ISBN 9781933834887 (hardcover)
1933834889 (hardcover)