Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive That Changed the World

Gunpowder: Alchemy, Bombards, and Pyrotechnics: The History of the Explosive That Changed the World

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by Jack Kelly
     
 

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"When Chinese alchemists fashioned the first manmade explosion sometime during the tenth century, no one could have foreseen its full revolutionary potential. Invented to frighten evil spirits rather t"See more details below

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"When Chinese alchemists fashioned the first manmade explosion sometime during the tenth century, no one could have foreseen its full revolutionary potential. Invented to frighten evil spirits rather t"

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ISBN-13:
9780465037223
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
04/25/2005
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
442,806
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 7.92(h) x 0.72(d)

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