The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
Size: 79.28 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: 58.16 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 Trouble With Tea

Author: Jane T. Merritt
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421421534
Size: 22.61 MB
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This fascinating look at the unpredictable path of a single commodity will change the way readers look at both tea and the emergence of America.

The Draining Of The Fens

Author: H. C. Darby
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107402980
Size: 71.49 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.


Author: Eric H. Ash
ISBN: 9780226029399
Size: 65.81 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 ...

The Magna Carta Manifesto

Author: Peter Linebaugh
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520247260
Size: 69.97 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.

Markets And The Arts Of Attachment

Author: Franck Cochoy
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317445988
Size: 51.84 MB
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As this collection showcases, studying markets socially reveals how attachments between people and products are engineered and can explain how, and why, they fail.

The Mindful Hand

Author: Lissa Roberts
Publisher: Edita Publishing House of the Royal
ISBN: 9789069844831
Size: 31.75 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.

Crisis Of The 17th Century

Author: Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper
Publisher: Liberty Fund Inc.
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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.