The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
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"This book is a political, social, and environmental history of the many attempts to drain the Fens of eastern England during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, both the early failures and the eventual successes.

Progressive Enlightenment

Author: Leslie Tomory
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016753
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In Progressive Enlightenment, Leslie Tomory examines the origins of the gaslight industry, from invention to consolidation as a large integrated urban network.

The History Of The London Water Industry 1580 1820

Author: Leslie Tomory
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422042
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In this richly detailed book, historian Leslie Tomory shows how new technologies imported from the Continent, including waterwheel-driven piston pumps, spurred the rapid growth of London’s water industry.

The Draining Of The Fens

Author: H. C. Darby
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107402980
Size: 38.44 MB
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The text is ambitious in scope, reflecting the author's position as a historical geographer, and covers a broad range of disciplinary perspectives, ranging from geology to socio-economic analysis.

Expertise

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780226029399
Size: 62.41 MB
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Focusing specifically on the role expertise has played in the support, legitimation, and growth of the state since early modern times, Expertise and the Early Modern State reveals how scientific expertise and practical knowledge were ...

Historic Resource Study

Author: Harlan D. Unrau
Publisher: www.Militarybookshop.CompanyUK
ISBN: 9781782664734
Size: 34.81 MB
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Overall, however, the information is less specific to the C&O in chapters one through four than that in chapters five through sixteen treated as separate monographs in this volume.

The Mindful Hand

Author: Lissa Roberts
Publisher: Edita Publishing House of the Royal
ISBN: 9789069844831
Size: 46.60 MB
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This volume explains how philosophers and labourers collaborated in an environment where artisans and instrument-makers, administrators and entrepreneurs simultaneously pioneered technical change alongside knowledge formation.