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How They Made Things Work: Greeks By Richard Platt

How They Made Things Work: Greeks
by Richard Platt

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Fun informative guides on how people in the past solved technological problems.
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How They Made Things Work: Greeks Summary


How They Made Things Work: Greeks by Richard Platt

Written by award-winning author Richard Platt, How They Made Things Work: Greeks examines aspects of technology in ancient Greece, including money, mining, map-making, navigation and weapons.

Suitable for Key Stages 2-3, How They Made Things Work looks at how people in history advanced their societies by pushing the boundaries of technology.

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About Richard Platt


Richard Platt is one of the best-known children\'s non-fiction authors working in the UK today. Beginning his publishing career at Dorling Kindersley, he has written dozens of books for DK, Walker Books, Kingfisher and Franklin Watts.

He authored the immensely successful Stephen Biesty\'s Cross-Sections series for DK in the 1990s, following this up with Castle Diary and Pirate Diary for Walker Books. He has won numerous awards for his work.

Richard lives in Kent.

Table of Contents


  • 1: How the Greeks made things work
  • 2: City planning
  • 3: Mining
  • 4: Lighthouse
  • 5: Diving bell
  • 6: Steam power
  • 7: Computer
  • 8: Pulleys
  • 9: Crane and winch
  • 10: Screw thread
  • 11: Crossbow
  • 12: Map
  • 13: Glossary/websites
  • 14: Index

Additional information

GOR009942389
How They Made Things Work: Greeks by Richard Platt
Richard Platt
How They Made Things Work
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hachette Children's Group
2018-05-24
32
1445164329
9781445164328
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