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British inventions in the 20th century

P. Fairley

British inventions in the 20th century

by P. Fairley

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Published by Hart-Davies .
Written in English


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Statementby P. Fairley.
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Technology, science, inventions, and re-inventions have progressed at an accelerated rate during the hundred years of the 20th century, more so than any other century.

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