Arranged in a unique topic-by-topic order, the Hutchinson Pocket Encyclopedia from ancient history to sporting facts and figures. Compiled by over 25 expert consultants, it gives a clear outline for each subject, including chronologies, biographies, and common terms, together with over 200 maps, tables, and diagrams.1876 Nikolaus August Otto improved the gas engine, making it a practical power source. 1885 Gottlieb Daimler ... It was the direct ancestor of the modern car; Ransome Olds in the USA introduced mass production on an assembly line. ... 1911 Cadillac introduced the electric starter and dynamo lighting. ... 7955 Citroen produced the advanced DS-19 a#39;shark-fronta#39; car with hydropneumatic suspension.
|Title||:||Hutchinson Pocket Encyclopedia|
|Author||:||Brian Hutchinson, Hutchinson Staff|
|Publisher||:||Random House Canada - 1989|