Radio Program – October 5, 2007 – Technology Changes the World

Guest: John Barkhausen

Gutenberg: How One Man Remade the World With Words by John Man

Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive that Changed the World by Jack Kelly (Regional)

Inventors and Discoverers: Changing Our World (609)

Invention in America: With Images from the Library of Congress by Russell Bourne (Joslin Memorial Library 609.73)

They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators by Harold Evans (Joslin Memorial Library 609.2)

Early Railways: Pleasures and Treasures by J. B. Snell (Regional)

To Conquer the Air: The Wright Brothers and the Great Race for Flight by James Tobin (audio CD non-fiction 629.1309)

The Century of Triumph: The History of Aviation by Christopher Chant (Regional Library)

The Nothing That Is: A Natural History of Zero by Robert Kaplan (Regional)

Clocks by Simon Fleet (Regional)

The Measure of All Things: The Seven-Year Odyssey and Hidden Error That Transformed the World by Ken Alder (Regional)

The Illustrated Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel (Regional) (Biographies, paperback)

Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia by Michael Roaf

1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann (970.01)

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