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The Resource The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester

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The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world
Title
The perfectionists
Title remainder
how precision engineers created the modern world
Statement of responsibility
Simon Winchester
Title variation
Exactly
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital age, exploring the single component precision
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Summary
Traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the crucial role of precision in advancement, in a chronicle that stands as both an homage and cautionary assessment for the future
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Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2018.
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10658063
Cataloging source
CZA
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Winchester, Simon
Dewey number
620.009
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Engineering
  • Technological innovations
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
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how precision engineers created the modern world
Label
The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-576)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035157665
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages
Isbn
9780062845900
Lccn
bl2018080117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1035157665
Label
The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world, Simon Winchester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 563-576)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1035157665
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
xiv, 576 pages
Isbn
9780062845900
Lccn
bl2018080117
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1035157665

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