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A Brief History of the Age of Steam: The Power That Drove the Industrial Revolution
A Brief History of the Age of Steam The Power That Drove the Industrial Revolution
Author: Thomas Crump
This title covers the real story behind the Industrial Revolution. In 1710 an obscure Devon ironmonger Thomas Newcomen invented a machine with a pump driven by coal, used to extract water from mines. Over the next two hundred years the steam engine would be at the heart of the industrial revolution that changed the fortunes of nations. Passionat...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781845295530
ISBN-10: 1845295536
Pages: 370
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Publisher: Robinson Publishing
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