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Science and technology in the Industrial Revolution

Author: A E Musson; Eric Robinson
Publisher: [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A E Musson; Eric Robinson
ISBN: 0802016375 9780802016379
OCLC Number: 47376
Description: viii, 534 pages 24 cm
Contents: Scientific prelude to the Industrial Revolution --
The diffusion of technology in Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution --
Science and industry in the late Eighteenth Century --
The Derby Philosophical Society --
Training captains of industry, the education of Matthew Robinson Boulton (1770-1842) and James Watt, Junior (1769-1848) --
The international exchange of men and machines, 1750-1800, as seen in the business records of Matthew Boulton --
Early industrial chemists, Thomas Henry (1734-1816) of Manchester, and his sons --
The introduction of chlorine bleaching --
Chemical developments in dyeing --
James Watt and early experiments in alkali manufacture --
The profession of civil engineers in the Eighteenth Century, a portrait of Thomas Yeoman, F.R.S., 1704(?)-1781 --
The early growth of steam power --
The origins of engineering in Lancashire --
An early engineering firm, Peel, Williams & Co., of Manchester --
The growth of mass-production engineering.
Responsibility: [by] A.E. Musson and Eric Robinson.

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