The Industrial Revolutionaries

The Industrial Revolutionaries

The Making of the Modern World, 1776-1914

Book - 2007 | 1st American ed.
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Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2007.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780802118998
0802118992
Characteristics: ix, 422 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Spies
Mad about iron
The toolbag travellers
The Cornishman's puffer
They kept their heads
Some Yankees in the works
The railway men
Cowcatchers and timber tracks
Les rosbifs go to work
A prophet without honour
A blast of hot air
Morse decoded
The palace of wonders
"A very handsome tail"
The petroleum pioneers
The steel revolution
Of Scots and Samurai
Horsepower
The wizard of Menlo Park
The terror of the torpedo
The synthetic world.

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