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The most powerful idea in the world

a story of steam, industry, and invention

by William Rosen

  • 162 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Steam-engines -- History,
  • Inventions -- History,
  • Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Rosen.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ46 .R67 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxxv, 370 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23861577M
    ISBN 101400067057
    ISBN 109781400067053
    LC Control Number2009041662
    OCLC/WorldCa459209177

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Inventions covered include the steam engine, iron smelting, cotton spinning and weaving machines, the steam locomotive and many more/5(). William Rosen, author of Miracle Cure, The Third Horseman, Justinian’s Flea, and The Most Powerful Idea in the World, was an editor and a publisher at Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and the Free Press for nearly twenty-five : Random House Publishing Group.

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In The Most Powerful Idea in the World, William Rosen tells the story of the men responsible for the Industrial Revolution and the machine that drove it - the steam engine. In the process he tackles the question that has obsessed historians ever since: What made eighteenth-century Britain such fertile soil for inventors.

Former book editor and publisher Rosen (Justinian’s Flea: Plague, Empire, and the Birth of Europe, ) pursues the question of why English-speaking peoples developed the key mechanical innovations that propelled the modernGeorge and Robert Stephenson’s Rocket inaugurated the age of steam-powered locomotion, hauling with it a rich Author: William Rosen.

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Eureka indeed.” ― William Rosen, The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and by: During the review of the catalog copy for The Most Powerful Idea in the World I noticed that the publisher had chosen to describe it as a work of “narrative nonfiction.” I objected to the phrase, arguing – I thought logically – that though the chapters were roughly chronological in order, it wasn’t really a narrative at all, but an “idea” book one that examined an historical.

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