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作者 Armstrong, John
書名 The impact of technological change : the early steamship in Britain / John Armstrong and David M. Williams
出版項 St. John's, Nfld. : International Maritime Economic History Association, 2011
國際標準書號 9780986497377
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館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  HE823 A76 2011    到期 08-12-20    30560400609282
說明 v, 300 p. ; 23 cm
系列 Research in maritime history, 1188-3928 ; no. 47
Research in maritime history ; no. 47
附註 Includes bibliographical references
British steam navigation, 1812 to the 1850s: a bibliographical and historiographical review -- Some official listings of "vessels navigated by steam" in Britain up to 1851: evidence and interpretation -- The steamboat, safety and the state: govenment reaction to new technology in a period of laissez-faire -- The steamboat and popular tourism -- The Thames and recreation, 1815-1840 -- Steam shipping and the beginnings of overseas tourism: British travel to North Western Europe, 1820-1850 -- Techological advence and innovation: the diffusion of the early steamship in the United Kingdom, 1812-1834 -- The steamship as an agent of modernisation, 1812-1840 -- "A new and very modern business:" the traffic and operations of the early steamship -- Promotion, speculation and their outcome: the "steamship mania" of 1824-1825 -- The perception and understanding of new technology: a failed attempt to establish Transatlamtic steamship liner services, 1824-1828 -- The "Norwich explosion" of 1817: a local tragedy of national significance -- Early steamboat services and their impact in North Wales, 1817-1840s -- The beginnings of a new technology: the constructors of early steamboats, 1812-1822
主題 Steamboat lines -- Great Britain -- History
Steamboats -- Great Britain -- History
Alt Author Williams, David M
International Maritime Economic History Association
Alt Title Early steamship in Britain
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