The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
Size: 58.38 MB
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"This book is a political, social, and environmental history of the many attempts to drain the Fens of eastern England during the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, both the early failures and the eventual successes.

The History Of The London Water Industry 1580 1820

Author: Leslie Tomory
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421422042
Size: 54.13 MB
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In this richly detailed book, historian Leslie Tomory shows how new technologies imported from the Continent, including waterwheel-driven piston pumps, spurred the rapid growth of London’s water industry.

Ancient Wisdom In The Age Of The New Science

Author: Dmitri Levitin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316395545
Size: 47.18 MB
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In this book Dmitri Levitin examines English attitudes to ancient philosophy in unprecedented depth, demonstrating the centrality of engagement with the history of philosophy to almost all educated persons, whether scholars, clerics, or ...

The Mindful Hand

Author: Lissa Roberts
Publisher: Edita Publishing House of the Royal
ISBN: 9789069844831
Size: 73.54 MB
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This volume explains how philosophers and labourers collaborated in an environment where artisans and instrument-makers, administrators and entrepreneurs simultaneously pioneered technical change alongside knowledge formation.

Fallout

Author: Gwenda Bond
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1630790052
Size: 80.32 MB
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Lois Lane is the new girl at East Metropolis High, and her instinct to ask questions brings her and her online friend, Smallville Guy, into conflict with some bullying video gamers called the Warheads, who are being used in a dangerous ...

Engineering Victory

Author: Thomas F. Army, Jr.
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421419378
Size: 41.98 MB
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He relates numerous examples of how the effective use of engineers led to victory while an ineffective application led to defeat."— The Michigan Historical Review "An interesting and thought-provoking study of military engineering in the ...

Civil War Ironclads

Author: William H. Roberts
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801868306
Size: 66.41 MB
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In Civil War Ironclads, the first comprehensive study of one of the most ambitious programs in the history of naval shipbuilding, William H. Roberts explores the enormous task of constructing the U.S. Navy's new fleet of ironclads.

The Business Of Civil War

Author: Mark R. Wilson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883484
Size: 46.46 MB
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"A fascinating account of how the North marshaled its economic might to win the Civil War."— Journal of Economic History "Anyone interested in the antebellum army, the Civil War, or the role of the military in the American political ...

The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Author: Patrick Collinson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780416340006
Size: 66.55 MB
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First published in 1967 and now available in paperback, this is an authoritative and revealing study of an important yet relatively unexamined force in English history.