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Re-inventing the ship : science, technology and the maritime world, 1800-1918

Author: Don Leggett; Richard Dunn
Publisher: Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©2012.
Series: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ships have histories that are interwoven with the human fabric of the maritime world. In the long nineteenth century these histories revolved around the re-invention of these once familiar objects in  Read more...

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Leggett, Don.
Re-inventing the ship.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©2012
(DLC) 2011044379
(OCoLC)760068679
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Leggett; Richard Dunn
ISBN: 9781409418504 1409418502 9781409418498 1409418499
OCLC Number: 785136122
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 224 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Contents: Introduction: re-inventing the ship in the long 19th century, Don Leggett and Richard Dunn; Symbolic ships, sail and steam, Christopher Harvie; 'This great national undertaking': John Scott Russell, the master shipwrights and the Royal Mail steam packet company, Crosbie Smith; 'The Robinson line of boats': networks of trust in a 19th-century shipping company, Oliver Carpenter; Neptune's new clothes: actors, iron and the identity of the mid-Victorian warship, Don Leggett; The health of workers in the Royal Dockyard, Portsmouth, Richard Biddle; Where is Bathybius Haeckelii? The ship as a scientific instrument and a space of science, Anne Flore LaloA"; 'Their brains over-taxed': ships, instruments and users, Richard Dunn; Naval culture and the fleet submarine, 1910-1917, Duncan Redford; 19th-century American warships: the pursuit of exceptionalist design, William M. McBride; Epilogue: 'A force to be reckoned with', Andrew Lambert; Index.
Series Title: Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies series.
Responsibility: Don Leggett and Richard Dunn.

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