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Marsden, Ben

Engineering Empires

Marsden, Ben - Engineering Empires, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Technology, Science and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

2. ‘Objects of national importance’: Exploration, Mapping and Measurement
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

3. Power and Wealth: Reputations and Rivalries in Steam Culture
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

4. Belief in Steamers: Making Trustworthy the Iron Steamship
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

5. Building Railway Empires: Promises in Space and Time
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

6. ‘The most gigantic electrical experiment’: The Trials of Telegraphy
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

7. Conclusion: Cultures of Technological Expertise
Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

Keywords: History, History of Science, Cultural History, History of Britain and Ireland, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History, History of Technology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
362 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230504127
Printed ISBN
978-0-230-50704-3

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