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A social history of engineering

Author: W H G Armytage
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1976.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Armytage, W.H.G.
Social history of engineering.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1976
(OCoLC)643628378
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W H G Armytage
ISBN: 0891585087 9780891585084
OCLC Number: 1529513
Description: 381 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: From stone to metal --
The Greeks --
The Romans --
The legacies of the east --
Anglo-French civilization, 1100-1399 --
Italian ingenuity --
German Miners and metallurgists, 1450-1650 --
The Struggle with water in Britain, 1540-1740 --
The Power revolution, 1740-1800 --
French influence and example --
The Franco-British wars, 1793-1815 --
The age of the mechanical engineer, 1815-1857 --
New horizons in Britain, 1815-1854 --
The Crimean War and after, 1854-1857 --
India : challenge and stimulant --
The American Civil War and after --
The German exemplar --
The generation of electricity --
The processing of molecules to 1914 --
The internal combustion revolution to 1914 --
Social adjustment in Britain, 1867-1914 --
The First World War and after, 1914-1935 --
The American Oasis and the twentieth century --
The awakening of the Russian giant, 1920-1946 --
Purpose and planning in Britain, 1935-1945 --
The supranational imperative 1945-74 --
The endless frontier.
Responsibility: W.H.G. Armytage.

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