The Industrial Revolutionaries

The Industrial Revolutionaries

The Making of the Modern World, 1776-1914

Book - 2007
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In this vivid, sweeping history of the industrial revolution, Gavin Weightman shows how, in less than one hundred and fifty years, an unlikely band of scientists, spies, entrepreneurs, and political refugees took a world made of wood, powered by animals, wind, and water, and made it into something entirely new, forged of steel and iron, and powered by steam and fossil fuels.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2007.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780802118998
0802118992
Call Number: 338.09 WEIGHTMAN
Characteristics: ix, 422 p., [12] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Subjects: Industrialists.
Industrial revolution.

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