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Author Rosen, William, 1955-
Title The most powerful idea in the world : a story of steam, industry, and invention / William Rosen
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 人文社會聯圖  TJ461 .R67 2010    AVAILABLE    30610020333159
 Modern History Library, loan suspended  909.81 R812    AVAILABLE    30550100554243
Edition University of Chicago Press edition
Descript xxv, 370 pages ; 23 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Rocket -- Changes in the atmosphere -- A great company of men -- The first and true inventor -- A very great quantity of heat -- Science in his hands -- The whole thing was arranged in my mind -- Master of them all -- A field that is endless -- Quite splendid with a file -- To give England the power of cotton -- Wealth of nations -- Strong steam -- The fuel of interest
Subject Steam-engines -- History
Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- History
Intellectual property -- Economic aspects
Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain
Creative ability in technology -- Economic aspects
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