The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
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"The Most Powerful Idea in the World argues that the very notion of intellectual property drove not only the invention of the steam engine but also the entire Industrial Revolution." -- Back cover.

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407090917
Size: 17.78 MB
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'As a piston-driven primer not only to the processes of thought, labour and collaborative generosity of the fathers of steam, this book runs along a new track like - well, like a Rocket' The Times 'Its scope and lively intelligence make it ...

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0679603611
Size: 76.75 MB
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In The Most Powerful Idea in the World, William Rosen tells the story of the men responsible for the Industrial Revolution and the machine that drove it—the steam engine.

Inventology

Author: Pagan Kennedy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544324013
Size: 34.44 MB
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Inventology uses the stories of inventors and surprising research to reveal the steps that produce innovation.

The Third Horseman

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Viking Adult
ISBN: 9780670025893
Size: 28.68 MB
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Documents the early 14th-century period of rain, cold, disease and warfare that created the worst famine in European history, tracing the epidemics and lost harvests that cost nearly 80 percent of the region's livestock and some six million ...

Power From Steam

Author: Richard L. Hills
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521458344
Size: 67.58 MB
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This is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in fifty years.

Street Smart

Author: Samuel I. Schwartz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395654
Size: 10.52 MB
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In Street Smart, Sam Schwartz explains how.

The Industrial Revolution In World History

Author: Peter N Stearns
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0813347300
Size: 21.46 MB
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By exploring the ways the industrial revolution reshaped world history, this book offers a unique look into the international factors that started the industrial revolution and its global spread and impact.