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Discoveries and Inventions of the Nineteenth Century





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ISBN 9781138392786
August 14, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
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Book Description

First published in 1901. This study presents an account of the remarkable discoveries and inventions which distinguished the nineteenth-century. The author examines an assortment of developments, including that in the sciences, architecture, travel, and communications. This title will be of great interest to students of the history of science and technology.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Steam Engines  3. Iron  4. Tools  5. Railways  6. Steam Navigation  7. Ships of War  8. Fire-Arms  9. Torpedoes  10. Ship Canals  11. Iron Bridges  12. Printing Machines  13. Hydraulic Power  14. Pneumatic Dispatch  15. Rock Boring  16. Light  17. The Spectroscope  18. Roentgen’s X Rays  19. Sight  20. Electricity  21. The Electric Telegraph  22. Lighthouses  23. Photography  24. Printing Processes  25. Recording Instruments  26. Aquaria  27. Gold and Diamonds  28. New Metals  29. India-Rubber and Gutta-Percha  30. Anaesthetics  31. Mineral Combustibles  32. Coal-Gas  33. Coal-Tar Colours  34. The Greatest Discovery of the Age;  Notes;  Index

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