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Ancient transportation technology: from oars to elephants

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Twenty-First Century Books,
Pub. Date:
c2011.
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English
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People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago. the first wheels were used in pottery--not for transportation. Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient Rome. Learn how ancient transportation set the stage for our own modern transportation technology.
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series Technology in ancient cultures
series_with_volume Technology in ancient cultures|
subject_facet Transportation engineering -- History -- To 1500, Travel -- History -- To 1500
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title_short Ancient transportation technology :
title_sub from oars to elephants
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