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Engineering in the Ancient World (Ancient Culture & Society)

Landels, J. G.

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ISBN 10: 0701122218 / ISBN 13: 9780701122218
Published by Chatto & Windus
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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0701122218 Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in nice condition, text is unmarked and pages are tight. Bookseller Inventory # 22002

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Title: Engineering in the Ancient World (Ancient ...

Publisher: Chatto & Windus

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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We are all aware of the great achievements o f Greeks and Romans in art, culture, philosophy, and regrett ably, war, but not so many of us know of their ability to cr eate remarkable machines. This book gives an insight into th eir engineering know-how. '

About the Author:

J G Landels was a Senior Lecturer in Classics at Reading University whose work, in collaboration with the Engineering Department, involved making working replicas of ancient machines and testing them in the field.

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