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Victorian technology [electronic resource] : invention, innovation, and the rise of the machine / Herbert Sussman.

By: Sussman, Herbert L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Victorian life and times: Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger Publishers, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 169 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0313082855 (electronic bk.); 9780313082856 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Technology -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Machinery -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Inventions -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Technological innovations -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Science | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Victorian technology.DDC classification: 609.41/09034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The factory system -- The living machine and the Victorian computer -- The Great Exhibition of 1851 : the architecture of the machine and the rise of commodity culture -- Shrinking the globe, expanding the Empire -- Social effects of industrialization : protest and reform -- Late Victorian invention -- Gain and loss.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The factory system -- The living machine and the Victorian computer -- The Great Exhibition of 1851 : the architecture of the machine and the rise of commodity culture -- Shrinking the globe, expanding the Empire -- Social effects of industrialization : protest and reform -- Late Victorian invention -- Gain and loss.

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