The Turk

The Turk

The Life and Times of the Famous Eighteenth-century Chess-playing Machine

Book - 2002
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Discusses the invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of a mechanical man made of wood and powered by clockwork, and its impact on the history of technology.
Publisher: New York : Walker & Co., 2002
ISBN: 9780802713919
0802713912
Branch Call Number: 794.17 S785t 2002
Characteristics: xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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