Publication:

James Watt and the Industrial Revolution

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    Authors & editors

    Vowles, H P [Author]
    Dickinson, Henry Winram (1870–1952) [Author]

    Publisher Longman
    Year of publication 1943
    Languages

    English (main text)

    Medium Book
    Edition1
    Topics

    People and communities > People & families
    Energy & power > Development of technology

    Scope & contentThe perfection of the steam engine by James Watt profoundly influenced the Industrial Revolution, which in itself was the direct outcome of social and economic forces that had been gathering strength for a long period. This book outlines Watt's career against the background of the Industrial Revolution, his partnership with Matthew Boulton, as well as the earlier social, scientific and technological developments that transformed life in Britain.
    KeywordsPeople, Archaeology & history

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    Accession no. 22803

    • Shelf location: A5 T 01 - People
    • Notes: Published for the British Council