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Rosen, William, 1955-
The most powerful idea in the world : a story of steam, industry, and invention / William Rosen
1st ed
New York : Random House, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  TJ461 .R67 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Steam-engines -- History
Inventions -- History
Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- History
Physical Description xxv, 370 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-353) and index
Contents Rocket -- Changes in the atmosphere -- A great company of men -- The first and true inventor -- A very great quantity of heat -- Science in his hands -- The whole thing was arranged in my mind -- Master of them all -- A field that is endless -- Quite splendid with a file -- To give England the power of cotton -- Wealth of nations -- Strong steam -- The fuel of interest

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