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Matthew Boulton : enterprising industrialist of the Enlightenment

Author: Kenneth Quickenden; Sally Baggott; Malcolm Dick
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, UK England : Ashgate, ©2013.
Series: Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Matthew Boulton was a leading industrialist, entrepreneur and Enlightenment figure. Often overshadowed through his association with James Watt, his Soho manufactories put Birmingham at the centre of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Quickenden, Kenneth.
Matthew Boulton.
Farnham, Surrey, UK England : Ashgate, 2013
(DLC) 2012022000
(OCoLC)802182870
Named Person: Matthew Boulton; Matthew Boulton
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Quickenden; Sally Baggott; Malcolm Dick
ISBN: 9781409454328 1409454320
OCLC Number: 820949843
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Contents: Foreword, Nicholas Goodison; Chronology: Matthew Boulton; Introduction: Matthew Boulton - enterprising industrialist of the Enlightenment, Kenneth Quickenden, Malcolm Dick and Sally Baggott; Matthew Boulton, Birmingham and the Enlightenment, Peter M. Jones; Matthew Boulton - innovator, Jennifer Tann; Was Matthew Boulton a scientist? Operating between the abstract and the entrepreneurial, David Philip Miller; The origins of the Soho Manufactory and its layout, George Demidowicz; Boulton, Watt and Wilkinson: the birth of the improved steam engine, Jim Andrew; Matthew Boulton's copper, Peter Northover and Nick Wilcox; The mechanical paintings of Matthew Boulton and Francis Eginton, Barbara Fogarty; Samuel Garbett and early Boulton and Fothergill assay silver, Kenneth Quickenden; Hegemony and hallmarking: Matthew Boulton and the battle for the Birmingham Assay Office, Sally Baggott; Dark Satanic millwrights? Forging foremanship in the industrial revolution: Matthew Boulton and the leading hands of Boulton and Watt, Joseph Melling; Workers at the Soho Mint, (1788-1809), Sue Tungate; Matthew Boulton's Jewish partners between France and England: innovative networks and merchant enlightenment, Liliane Hilaire-Perez and Bernard Vaisbrot; Enlightened entrepreneurs versus 'philosophical pirate', (1788-1809): two faces of the Enlightenment, Irina Gouzevitch; Creating an image: portrait prints of Matthew Boulton, Val Loggie; The death of Matthew Boulton 1809: ceremony, controversy and commemoration, Malcolm Dick; Appendix; Select bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Science, technology, and culture, 1700-1945.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth Quickenden, Sally Baggott, and Malcolm Dick.
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