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: 71.78 MB
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' Those words are at the heart of this remarkable book - a history of the Industrial Revolution and the steam engine, as well as an account of how inventors first came to own and profit from their ideas and how invention itself springs ...

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.

Power From Steam

Author: Richard L. Hills
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521458344
Size: 72.55 MB
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This is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in fifty years.

A Short History Of The Steam Engine

Author: Henry Winram Dickinson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108012280
Size: 76.34 MB
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A highly readable history of the stationary steam engine, intelligible to the non-specialist reader and engineer alike.

The Third Horseman

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698163494
Size: 68.61 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 ...

Justinian S Flea

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1844137449
Size: 40.87 MB
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A narrative history that melds contemporary sources with modern disciplines, Justinian's Flea is a unique account of one of history's great turning points - the summer of 542 - revealed through the experiences of the remarkable individuals ...

The Steam Engine

Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823964901
Size: 47.24 MB
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Presents information on the steam engine, including its invention, history, how it works, and how it has affected people's lives.

Dream Reaper

Author: Craig Canine
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226092652
Size: 41.20 MB
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"This intriguing tale weaves together the creativity and ingenuity of an inventor and the hurdles he and his partner face in selling and producing what appears to be an amazingly efficient Bi-Rotor combine."—Science News "Canine writes ...

A Brief History Of The Age Of Steam

Author: Thomas Crump
Publisher: Running PressBook Pub
ISBN: 9780786720477
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Passionately written and insightful, A Brief History of the Age of Steam reveals not just the lives of the great inventors such as Watts, Stephenson and Brunel but also tells a narrative that reaches from the US to the expansion of China, ...