Engineering Empires: A Cultural History of Technology in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith

Anno: 2004
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 351 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 216 x 140 mm
Peso: 457 gr.
  • EAN: 9780230507043
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Engineers are empire-builders. Watt, Brunel, and others worked to build and expand personal and business empires of material technology and in so doing these engineers also became active agents of political and economic empire. This book provides a fascinating exploration of the cultural construction of the large-scale technologies of empire.