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The history of the computer

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Published by The Child"s World in Chanhassen, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computers -- History -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Barbara Somervill.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesOur changing world--the timeline library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.52 .S6 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3408864M
    ISBN 101592964370
    LC Control Number2005024781
    OCLC/WorldCa61445817


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