Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution / Edition 1

Science and Technology in the Industrial Revolution / Edition 1

by Taylor and Francis, Eric Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 2881243827

ISBN-13: 9782881243820

Pub. Date: 01/01/1969

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Many of the leading figures of the Industrial Revolution appear in these pages, with new and revealing insights into their achievements. Based on wide-ranging and original research, this book provides a major reinterpretation of the Industrial Revolution.
The Industrial Revolution in Great Britain is often depicted as a triumph of empiricism, of illiterate…  See more details below

Overview

Many of the leading figures of the Industrial Revolution appear in these pages, with new and revealing insights into their achievements. Based on wide-ranging and original research, this book provides a major reinterpretation of the Industrial Revolution.
The Industrial Revolution in Great Britain is often depicted as a triumph of empiricism, of illiterate practical craftsmen without scientific training. This traditional view has been seriously challenged by the "fresh and important researches" of A.E. Musson and Eric Robinson, as Professor David S. Landes observed in the Cambridge Economic History of Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9782881243820
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/01/1969
Series:
Classics in the History and Philosophy of Science Series, #3
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
534
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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