Blackwell North AmerThe Day The World Took Off goes back 100 years, then 250, 500, 1,000 and finally 10,000 years, to examine the roots of technological development.To understand how technology evolves, and why it transforms some parts of the...
"A relatively brief overview of the Industrial Revolution with particular emphasis on the pivotal role played by Britain in this seminal but ongoing event. Of particular interest is the question “Why did it happen here and at precisely this point i..."
"At first I found this book riveting. British Espionage and counterespionage against Nazi Germany. Lots of episodes of during-do and deception. But after a while this book descended into tedium and a pea-soup of names and acronyms. After a while, a..."