Capital and Steam Power: 1750-1800: Volume 1 (Economic - download pdf or read online

By John Lord

When it seemed in 1923, John Lord’s Capital and Steam strength 1750–1800 was once the 1st e-book to be in response to the voluminous Boultori and Watt papers in Birmingham because the hey-day of Samuel Smiles.

Although Lord’s conclusions were transformed and corrected on a variety of issues, this ebook nonetheless continues to be the easiest brief account of the importance of this vintage engineering partnership which bulks so huge within the historical past of expertise and of the commercial Revolution in Britain. "Mr. Lord’s Capital and Steam strength 1750–1800 is a vital contribution to financial background … His introductory cartoon of financial stipulations from 1700 to 1750 and his concluding precis of the most result of the advancements which he has defined, with no need an identical novelty as his principal topic, are scholarly and intelligent."

R. H. Tawney, Economica, February, 1924

"His research of the appliance of steam to is an invaluable piece of research."

T. S. Ashton, the industrial magazine, December, 1924

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