The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
Size: 11.14 MB
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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
Size: 11.86 MB
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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
Size: 76.18 MB
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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: 45.82 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.

The Magna Carta Manifesto

Author: Peter Linebaugh
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520247260
Size: 51.45 MB
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This book details the ways in which the Great Charter and its companion the Charter of the Forest have been used throughout the world across the centuries.

Crisis Of The 17th Century

Author: Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
Size: 60.87 MB
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The Crisis of the Seventeenth Century collects nine essays by Trevor-Roper on the themes of religion, the Reformation, and social change.

Well Played 3 0

Author: Et Al
ISBN: 1257858459
Size: 43.18 MB
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Following on Well Played 1.0 and 2.0, this book will also be full of in-depth close readings of video games that parse out the various meanings to be found in the experience of playing a game.

Aluminum Upcycled

Author: Carl A. Zimring
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421860
Size: 29.58 MB
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Beginning in 1886 with the discovery of how to mass produce aluminum, the book examines the essential part the metal played in early aviation and the world wars, as well as the troubling expansion of aluminum as a material of mass disposal.

Fallen Angels

Author: Jerry Pournelle
Publisher: Baen Publishing Enterprises
ISBN: 1618243527
Size: 24.46 MB
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Join # 1 national bestsellers Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle and Michael Flynn in a world where civilization is on the ropes, and the environmentalists have created their own worst nightmare: A world of Fallen Angels At the publisher's ...