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Discoveries and Inventions of the Ninteenth Century





ISBN 9781138605602
Published June 29, 2020 by Routledge
872 Pages

 
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Published in 1900. From Atoms to Warships and everything in between, Robert Routledge lists a vast and varied illustrated collection of the revolutionary advances in engineering and pioneering discoveries of the 19th century.

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. Ship Canals.  10. Iron Bridges.  11. Printing Machines.  12. Hydraulic Power.  13. Pneumatic Dispatch.  14. Rock Boring.  15. Light.  16. Light (Continued)  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. Explosives.  32. Mineral Combustibles.  33. Coal-Gas.  34. Coal-Tar Colours.  35. The Greatest Discovery of the Age.  36. Notes.

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