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ISBN10: 0345401026 ISBN13: 9780345401021 Contributors: Thorpe, Nick Publisher: Ballantine Books Published: Nov 1 1995 Weight: 2.00lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 7.50" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
A guide to ancient accomplishments and inventions unearths the origins of modern creations, including computers in ancient Greece, plastic surgery in India in the first century B.C., and a postal service in medieval Baghdad.