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Title:
The most powerful idea in the world : [a story of steam, industry, and invention]
Author:
Rosen, William, 1955-2016.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
xxv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Rocket -- Changes in the atmosphere -- A great company of men -- The first and true inventor -- A very great quantity of heat -- Science in his hands -- The whole thing was arranged in my mind -- Master of them all -- A field that is endless -- Quite splendid with a file -- To give England the power of cotton -- Wealth of nations -- Strong steam -- The fuel of interest.
ISBN:
9781400067053
Format :
Book