Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution

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Manchester University Press, 1969 - Great Britain - 534 pages
 

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Contents

Scientific Prelude to the Industrial Revolution
10
The Diffusion of Technology in Great Britain during
60
Science and Industry in the Late Eighteenth Century
87
The Derby Philosophical Society
190
Training Captains of Industry
200
The International Exchange of Men and Machines 1750
216
Early Industrial Chemists
231
The Introduction of Chlorine Bleaching
251
Chemical Developments in Dyeing
338
The Early Growth of Steam Power
393
The Origins of Engineering in Lancashire
427
An Early Engineering Firm
459
The Growth of MassProduction Engineering
473
Index of Names
520
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