The Draining Of The Fens

Author: Eric H. Ash
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142142200X
Size: 77.79 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.

Progressive Enlightenment

Author: Leslie Tomory
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262016753
Size: 66.39 MB
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In Progressive Enlightenment, Leslie Tomory examines the origins of the gaslight industry, from invention to consolidation as a large integrated urban network.

The Mindful Hand

Author: Lissa Roberts
Publisher: Edita Publishing House of the Royal
ISBN: 9789069844831
Size: 12.39 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.

Markets And The Arts Of Attachment

Author: Liz McFall
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138904293
Size: 23.55 MB
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As this collection showcases, studying markets socially reveals how attachments between people and products are engineered and can explain how, and why, they fail.

The Devil Is An Ass

Author: Ben Jonson
Publisher: Manchester University Press
ISBN: 9780719030901
Size: 43.45 MB
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This edition contains an introduction which looks at the special place of the play in Jonson's own life, his interest in London, the theatrical setting of the play and its sources and analogues.

Civil War Ironclads

Author: William H. Roberts
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801868306
Size: 54.59 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 Speed

Author: David N. Lucsko
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 0801889901
Size: 46.68 MB
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Lucsko offers a rich and heretofore untold account of the culture and technology of the high-performance automotive aftermarket in the United States, offering a fresh perspective on the history of the automobile in America.

Macarthur S Spies

Author: Peter Eisner
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698407520
Size: 24.15 MB
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MacArthur's Spies is the story of three of them, and how they successfully foiled the Japanese for more than two years, sabotaging Japanese efforts and preparing the way for MacArthur’s return.

The Holographic Universe

Author: Michael Talbot
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062014108
Size: 62.85 MB
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Now featuring a foreword by Lynne McTaggart, Michael Talbot's The Holographic Universe is a landmark work whose exciting conclusions continue to be proven true by today's most advanced physics, cosmology, and string theory.