Explosives: History With a Bang [Audiobook] download free by G. I. Brown

Explosives: History With a Bang Audiobook download free by G. I. Brown
  • Listen audiobook: Explosives: History With a Bang
  • Author: G. I. Brown
  • Release date: 2010/4/30
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780752456966
  • Rating: 7.83 of 10
  • Votes: 403
  • Review by: Frank Hershberger
  • Review rating: 9.99 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/5
  • Duration: 3H38M40S in 256 kbps (57.6 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-04
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, AIFF, WAV, FLAC, OPUS, WMA (compression ZIP, RAR, GZ, TZO)
  • Total pages original book: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M18S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This entertaining and informative book tells the dramatic tale of explosives from gunpowder to the H-bomb. Laying the emphasis on the lives of the people involved, on the diverse uses of explosives and on their social and historical impact, the author relates a story of remarkable international and human endeavour. Many of those involved - Roger Bacon, Guy Fawkes, Alfred Nobel, Robert Oppenheimer - are famed worldwide; others, such as C F Schonbein, William Bickford, Sir Frederick Abel and Charles E Munroe, though less well-known, also played critical roles. Alongside their achievements, this book highlights the uses and impact of explosives in both war and terrorism, and in civil engineering, quarrying, mining, demolition, fireworks manufacture and shooting for sport. In many cases explosives are seen to have had a significant historical impact as, for example, in the early use of gunpowder in the American Civil War, the defeat of the Spanish Armada, and the worldwide opening up of canals and railways.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Engineering & Technology, General & World History, Biochemical Engineering, Technology: General Issues, Energy Technology & Engineering, Explosives Technology & Pyrotechnics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.35 USD
  • Dimensions: 122x194x26mm
  • Weight: 299.37g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Stroud, United Kingdom

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