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Ancient Inventions

Peter J. James, Nick Thorpe, I. J. Thorpe - 1995 - Reference - No preview available
A guide to ancient accomplishments and inventions unearths the origins of modern creations, including computers in ancient Greece, plastic surgery in India in the first century B.C., and a postal service in medieval Baghdad

The Ancient Chinese World

Terry Kleeman, Tracy Barrett - 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - Limited preview
Using various primary sources, presents a history of the politicians, farmers, warriors, and philosophers who created and shaped the ancient Chinese world.

Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 7, The Social Background, Part 2 ...

Joseph Needham - 2004 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
It would be difficult to overstate the importance of Joseph Needham's Science and Civilisation in China series. For nearly fifty years, Needham and his collaborators have revealed the ideals, concepts and achievements of China's scientific and ...

China, the Culture

Bobbie Kalman - 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - Limited preview
An introduction to the culture of China.

Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 5

Debra J. Housel - 2003 - Education - Limited preview
After reading nonfiction passages about science, geography, or history topics, students answer multiple-choice and short-answer questions to build seven essential comprehension skills.

Popular Mechanics

Magazine - Aug 1981 - Vol. 156, No. 2 - Full view
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in ...