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The revered New York Times bestselling author traces the development of technology from the Industrial Age to the Digital Age to explore the single component crucial to advancement--precision--in a superb history that is both an homage and a warning for our future. The rise of manufacturing could not have happened without an attention to precision. At the dawn of the Industrial Revolution in eighteenth-century England, standards of measurement were established, giving way to the development of machine tools--machines ...

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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World 2019, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780062652560

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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World 2018, Harper

ISBN-13: 9780062652553

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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World 2018, HarperLuxe

ISBN-13: 9780062845900

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The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World 2018, HarperAudio

ISBN-13: 9780062850843

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