Victorian Technology: Invention Innovation and the Rise of the Machine available in Hardcover
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- ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
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
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.