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Author Kelly, Jack, 1949- author
Title Gunpowder : alchemy, bombards, and pyrotechnics : the history of the explosive that changed the world / Jack Kelly
Imprint New York : Basic Books, 2005
book jacket
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 HS Lib. Tsao Yung-ho Collection  TSAO TP272 .K45 2005    AVAILABLE    30600620050881
Descript x, 261 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-250) and index
Prologue : the devil's distillate -- Fire drug -- Thundring noyse -- The most pernicious arts -- The devills birds -- Villainous saltpetre -- Conquest's crimson wing -- Nitro-aerial spirit -- No one reasons -- What victory costs -- History out of control -- The meeting of heaven and earth -- Appalling grandeur -- The old article -- Epilogue : something new
Subject Gunpowder -- History
Alt Title Prologue : the devil's distillate
Fire drug
Thundring noyse
The most pernicious arts
The devills birds
Villainous saltpetre
Conquest's crimson wing
Nitro-aerial spirit
No one reasons
What victory costs
History out of control
The meeting of heaven and earth
Appalling grandeur
The old article
Epilogue : something new
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