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I recommend this book for anyone interested in the history of science.
Mr. Rosen ends his discussion with the development of the Rocket steam locomotive by George and Robert Stephenson and Richard Trevithick.
The book tended to jump around too much and it was hard to follow the thread of some chapters.
Rosen tells a great story with so many interesting tid-bits from history. I love everything he writes.Published 13 days ago by Volkster
Everyone should read this book. Excellent explanation of why the Brits and Americans ruled commerce for so long a period in history.Published 2 months ago by Stephen Ortado
I just want to add my support for a really great and insightful book about the industrial revolution being the 1700s to the present. Read morePublished 2 months ago by W. E. Gore
Interesting perspective from history and economics. If you are interested in why industry and massive innovation across the board came from Great Britain this is an excellent... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jeys
Great book. While it's long and go into great details, it does an amazing job of setting the context and pillars for while a small island led the world into industrialization. Read morePublished 5 months ago by blarfballs
I enjoy historical accounts of technology, so this book was right up my alley.Published 6 months ago by James L. Turnipseed
I enjoyed this book. It discusses not only the development of the steam engine but also aspects of law and politics giving a well-rounded discussion of the Industrial Revolution. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Steve G