James Watt (1736-1819) : culture, innovation and enlightenment (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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James Watt (1736-1819) : culture, innovation and enlightenment

James Watt (1736-1819) : culture, innovation and enlightenment

Author: Malcolm Dick; Caroline Archer
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

James Watt is celebrated as the inventor of the energy efficient pumping and rotative steam engines. Studies of Watt have focused on his inventiveness, influence and reputation. This book explores  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Watt; James Watt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Dick; Caroline Archer
ISBN: 9781789620825 1789620821 9781789620818 1789620813
OCLC Number: 1089418293
Description: xiv, 265 pages : illustrations, tables ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Malcolm Dick and Caroline Archer-Parré.


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Reviews'High quality chapters, convincingly argued and clearly written, offering new insights into Watt's life and work.'Professor Christine MacLeod, University of Bristol 'Two pivotal chapters Read more...

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