The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
Size: 52.35 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: 33.48 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 History Of The London Water Industry 1580 1820

Author: Leslie Tomory
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422042
Size: 70.75 MB
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In this richly detailed book, historian Leslie Tomory shows how new technologies imported from the Continent, including waterwheel-driven piston pumps, spurred the rapid growth of London’s water industry.

The Mindful Hand

Author: Lissa Roberts
Publisher: Edita Publishing House of the Royal
ISBN: 9789069844831
Size: 34.49 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.

Civil War Ironclads

Author: William H. Roberts
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801868306
Size: 22.58 MB
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In Civil War Ironclads, the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding, William H. Roberts explores the enormous task of constructing the U.S. Navy's new fleet of ironclads.

Engineering Victory

Author: Thomas F. Army, Jr.
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421419378
Size: 27.26 MB
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Engineering Victory brings a fresh approach to the question of why the North prevailed in the Civil War.

The Business Of Speed

Author: David N. Lucsko
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801889901
Size: 78.46 MB
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Lucsko offers a rich and heretofore untold account of the culture and technology of the high-performance automotive aftermarket in the United States, offering a fresh perspective on the history of the automobile in America.

The Business Of Civil War

Author: Mark R. Wilson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883484
Size: 56.76 MB
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"A fascinating account of how the North marshaled its economic might to win the Civil War."— Journal of Economic History "Anyone interested in the antebellum army, the Civil War, or the role of the military in the American political ...

The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Author: Patrick Collinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780416340006
Size: 70.85 MB
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First published in 1967 and now available in paperback, this is an authoritative and revealing study of an important yet relatively unexamined force in English history.