Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial revolution and the impact of the invention on the history of technology. Reprint.

  • Binding: Paperback
  • Product Group: Book
  • Product Type Name: ABIS_BOOK
  • Manufacturer: Berkley Trade
  • Release Date: 2003-08-05
  • Edition: First Edition