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Crítica de los usuarios - Marcar como inadecuado

One of my favorite history books. I'm not a fan of wars, politics, or art. Tell me about the people who built the machines that those depended on. This book might not be perfect but its the closest to anything I've run across to fulfill that.

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Crítica de los usuarios  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

This was originally written in 1962, and is therefore is a little dated. Sprague de Camp has written a book all about the different civilisations and the technologies that that invented or acquired ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

5609. The Ancient Engineers, by L. Sprague De Camp (read 21 Jan 2019) This book was first published in 1963 and hence its bibliography includes nothing after that date. It undertakes to tell of the ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing

A necessary Corrective for those who think that our ancestors were not very bright. This is the first book that reset my mind to truly understand that technology has been accumulating for the last ... Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - jahshep - LibraryThing

Interesting read. Written with a tad of spunk. I was interested in the beginning sections, which covered the Egyptian & Mesopotamian technologies. De Camp waxes skeptical of many Biblical accounts; especially the intentions/point of view of the written accounts. Good read. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - ulfhjorr - LibraryThing

A good, fun read about the hows and whys of ancient technology. Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - kencf0618 - LibraryThing

Good popular account of how anything and everything from irrigation systems to pyramids got built in the eons before the the steam engine. You can acccomplish a great deal with organized muscles and leverage! Leer comentario completo

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Crítica de los usuarios  - Redbud - LibraryThing

Very interesting book, but would be much nicer with quality illustrations. Leer comentario completo


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