Ancient machine technology: from wheels to forges

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Twenty-First Century Books,
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c2011.
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English
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Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires. the ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes. the ancient Romans operated a factory for milling grain. Learn how ancient machines set the stage for our own modern machine technology.
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series Technology in ancient cultures
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subject_facet Wedges -- History -- to 1500
Wheels -- History -- to 1500
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Wedges
Wheels