Engineering Empires (Innbundet)

A Cultural History of Technology in Nineteenth-century Britain



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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 362
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333772782
Kategori: Matematikk
Omtale: Engineering Empires
Engineers are empire-builders. Watt, Brunel, and others worked to build and expand personal and business empires of material technology and in so doing these engineers also became active agents of political and economic empire. This book provides a fascinating exploration of the cultural construction of the large-scale technologies of empire.

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