Innovators The Engineering Pioneers Who Made America Modern
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Description: Starting with the Industrial Revolution, Billington explores the history of American engineering, discussing the major advances and the people who made them in terms of scientific basis, historical context and cultural impact.
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Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/5/1996
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
|Iron, Steam, and Early Industry, 1776-1855|
|Modern Engineering and the Transformation of America|
|Watt, Telford, and the British Beginnings|
|Fulton's Steamboat and the Mississippi|
|Lowell and the American Industrial Revolution|
|Francis and the Industrial Power Network|
|Crossing the Continent, 1830-1883|
|The Stephensons, Thomson, and the Eastern Railroads|
|Henry Morse, and the Telegraph|
|Louis versus Chicago and the Continental Railroads|
|Carnegie and the Climax of Steel|
|Edison and the Network for Light|
|The Centennial Revolutions, 1876-1883|
|Notes and References|