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Mechanics of pre-industrial technology

Brian Cotterell

Mechanics of pre-industrial technology

an introduction to the mechanics of ancient and traditional material culture

by Brian Cotterell

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mechanics.,
  • Material culture.,
  • Industries, Primitive.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Cotterell, Johan Kamminga.
    ContributionsKamminga, Johan.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325p. :
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21500148M
    ISBN 100521341949

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