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: 77.70 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
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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.


Author: Pagan Kennedy
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544324013
Size: 14.71 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: Penguin
ISBN: 0698163494
Size: 55.18 MB
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The incredible true story of how a cycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in European history—years before the Black Death, from the author of Justinian's Flea and the forthcoming Miracle Cure In May 1315, it ...

Power From Steam

Author: Richard L. Hills
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521458344
Size: 73.73 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: 65.52 MB
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In Street Smart, Sam Schwartz explains how.

The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 37.97 MB
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The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.