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The Resource Powder of death

Powder of death

Label
Powder of death
Title
Powder of death
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'The Powder of Death' opens with a returned envoy to China meeting an English scholar in Oxford in the mid-13th century to share a deadly secret. They vow that the knowledge of gunpowder must die with them as the consequences otherwise are too terrible to contemplate. The novel tells the story of its re-discovery, one man's obsession with the powder of death, and Edward III's determination to use it to his advantage. He does so at the Battle of Crecy, the first full-scale battle at which guns are deployed in the field. The nature of warfare is changed forever, and the world hears the death-knell of Knightly chivalry
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.T66
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Powder of death
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3027589
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn953234176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749019358
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9AFFE27A-C5AF-44C4-8CA9-61245DD41BC0
System control number
(OCoLC)953234176
Label
Powder of death
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=3027589
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn953234176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780749019358
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9AFFE27A-C5AF-44C4-8CA9-61245DD41BC0
System control number
(OCoLC)953234176

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