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The age of machinery : engineering the industrial revolution, 1770-1850 / Gillian Cookson.

By: Cookson, Gillian [author].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: People, markets, goods: economies and societies in history: Volume 12.Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, New York : Boydell Press, c2018Description: ix, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 centimetres.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1783272767; 9781783272761.Subject(s): Textile machinery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Textile machinery -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Contents:
The coming machinery -- The age of machinery -- Shaping an industry -- The machine-makers -- Ingenious mechanics -- The social life of the engineer -- Innovating -- Reaching maturity.
List(s) this item appears in: Dana Research Centre and Library - New acquisitions - November 2019
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [292]-309) and index.

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