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The Industrial Revolutionaries

The Creators of the Modern World 1776 - 1914


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The Industrial Revolutionaries by Gavin Weightman

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Charts of the spread of industrialism from Britain to Europe, North America and Japan. This book interweaves accounts of the achievements of giants such as Trevithick, Wedgwood and Edison with lesser known characters who carried industrialism from one nation to another.

Author Biography

Gavin Weightman is social historian based in London. His books include the best-selling London River: A History of the Thames, The Frozen Water Trade, an account of the American natural ice industry, and most recently a history of wireless, Signor Marconi's Magic Box.
Release date NZ
April 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Main - Print on Demand
Integrated b & w images throughout. 2 x 4pp b&w and 1 x 4pp colour plate sections
Atlantic Books
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