ISBN-10:
0275991695
ISBN-13:
9780275991692
Pub. Date:
07/31/2009
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Victorian Technology: Invention Innovation and the Rise of the Machine

Victorian Technology: Invention Innovation and the Rise of the Machine

by Herbert Sussman

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Overview

Victorian Technology: Invention Innovation and the Rise of the Machine

An enlightening history of 19th-century technology, focusing on the connections between invention and cultural values.


• A chronology marking dates of important inventions and innovations, the passage of laws relating to finance and working conditions, workers' organizations, and transformations in warfare.

• Detailed drawings and photographs of inventions and structures, such as the locomotive, steam engine, iron bridges and railways stations, the Crystal Palace, and the Victorian computer

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780275991692
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/31/2009
Series: Victorian Life and Times Series
Pages: 165
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Herbert Sussman is professor emeritus of English at Northeastern University, Boston, MA, and is currently an adjunct faculty member at The New School, New York, NY.

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