Gunpowder: alchemy, bombards, and pyrotechnics ; the history of the explosive that changed the world [Paperback ed] 0465037186, 9780786739004, 0465037224, 9780465037186, 9780465037223

"When Chinese alchemists fashioned the first manmade explosion sometime during the tenth century, no one could have

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Gunpowder: alchemy, bombards, and pyrotechnics ; the history of the explosive that changed the world [Paperback ed]
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