Item #11891 Engineering Empires: A Cultural History of Technology in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Ben Marsden, Crosbie Smith.

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

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Paperback. 8 1/2" X 5 1/2". xi, 351pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of pictorial paper wraps. A spot of toning to half-title page. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.

ABOUT THIS BOOK:
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.(Publisher). Very good. Item #11891
ISBN: 0230507042

Price: $20.00