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 Third Horseman

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698163494
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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 ...

Author: Philip Pullman
Publisher: Nanmeebooks
ISBN: 9749906683
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เมื่อโรเจอร์เพื่อนรักถูกขบวนการร้าย "ตัวกินเด็ก" จับตัวไป ไลราและภูตประจำตัวของเธอ ...

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Earth Honoring Faith

Author: Larry L. Rasmussen
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199986843
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At the Church of the Pilgrims, Washington, D.C. The subtitle and title of Rosen's
book, The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and
Invention (New York: Random House, 2010). The Rigveda as cited from
Hinduism, the ...

Street Smart

Author: Samuel I. Schwartz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1610395654
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In Street Smart, Sam Schwartz explains how.

The Literary World

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Many speculated with the idea of screw propulsion, others experimented, but “
Ericsson alone invented a submerged screw, ... In the end his name will be
associated with that great advance in steam navigation, as the name of Watt is
associated with the ... But these were only two points of commanding brightness
in the long career of a man of the highest order of inventive genius, ... He was
ceaseless in his industry; busied from morning till night, drawing, planning, and

American Industries

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THE subject of the prevention of accidents is one which is now engaging the
attention of the whole industrial world, ... To illustrate this I told him the story of
Light. ... The invention of the steam engine supplied a motive power sufficient to
drive the most powerful and complicated machinery. ... But it is only recently that
the idea has been adopted of attempting to develop among workmen and people
of all ...

The Canadian Patent Office Record And Mechanics Magazine

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The steam must be turned off as soon as the slight-st trace of vapor of a
disagreeable odor is thrown off. ... The dairy industry of the Dominion of Canada
is an in lication of the remarkable development of the country in recent years. ...
energy, and intelligence which give the strongest idea that in the near future
Manitoba will be placed in the front rank in the ... have the effect of materially
increasing the demand for the paper-pad shirt, as so irresistible will be the
influence of the story in the ...

The World Book Encyclopedia

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INVENTION ever, before it was sufficiently perfected to be used successfully to
drive wheeled vehicles. ... The primary sources of power are still water, steam, or
the internal-combustion motor. ... The great aluminum, carborundum, and
bleachingpowder industries are based upon processes which require great
quantities of ... The most powerful incentive to invention is the desire to meet
some economic need. ... The very fascination of an idea is sometimes the reason
for invention.