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Engineering Empires: A Cultural History of Technology in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Introduction: Technology, Science and Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century 'Objects of National Importance': Exploration, Mapping and Measurement Power and Wealth: Reputations and Rivalries inExpand
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Notes and Records: the Royal Society journal of the history of science
It is the policy of the Royal Society not to charge any royalty for the production of a single copy of any one article made for private study or research. Requests for the copying or reprinting forExpand
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Uncommon Contexts: Encounters between Science and Literature, 1800–1914
Introduction - Ben Marsden Part I: Literary Genres of Science Writing 1 The Experimental Novel and the Literature of Physiology - Paul White 2 An Active Nature: Robert Hunt and the Genres of ScienceExpand
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Engineering science in Glasgow: economy, efficiency and measurement as prime movers in the differentiation of an academic discipline †
In what follows I use the term ‘academic engineering’ to describe the teaching of engineering within a university or college of higher education: specifically, this differentiates an institutionalExpand
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Watt's Perfect Engine: Steam and the Age of Invention
As the inventor of the separate-condenser steam engine-that Promethean symbol of technological innovation and industrial progress-James Watt has become synonymous with the spirit of invention, whileExpand
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Blowing Hot and Cold: Reports and Retorts on the Status of the Air-Engine as Success or Failure, 1830–1855
L'A. analyse les succes et les echecs technologiques en prenant l'exemple de la generation des machines alimentees par l'air
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‘A Most Important Trespass’: Lewis Gordon and the Glasgow Chair of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, 1840–55
In this chapter I show how Lewis Dunbar Brodie Gordon worked to make space for engineering as academic practice in the cramped medieval buildings of the Old College of Glasgow (Constable, 1877: esp.Expand
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