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The perfectionists : how precision engineers created the modern world / Simon Winchester.

Winchester, Simon, (author.).

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  • 1 copy at La Conner Regional Library.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062652553
  • ISBN: 0062652559
  • Physical Description: xii, 395 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-374) and index.
Summary, etc.:
"The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement--precision--in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future."
Subject: Engineering > History.
Technological innovations > History.
Machine design > History.
Metrology.
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