Science, technology and economic growth in the eighteenth century

1st Edition

A E Musson

Routledge
Published August 7, 2013
Reference - 212 Pages
ISBN 9780415853422 - CAT# Y151473

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Summary

Originally published in 1972.This book illustrates the growing awareness of the importance of science and technology in the Industrial Revolution. The contributors show that the growth in the teaching and literature of natural philosophy (mechanics, hydraulics etc), mathematics and chemistry, together with such new agencies as "philosophical societies", itinerant lecturers and libraries were significant factors in the development of the Industrial Revolution.

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