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Trade and Industry

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0031
Trade and Industry

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The author presents an account of the science of mechanics in England and its various uses in trade and industry, including mills, foundries, steam engines, water-works, etc. He describes the country's modes of engraving, manufactories, staple commodities, public illuminations on the proclamation of peace, and the character of the London tradesmen.

Keywords: England; science of mechanics; tradesmen; mills; trade; industry; foundries; modes of engraving; water-works; steam engines

Chapter.  2987 words. 

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