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Exploring the WestThree Travel Narratives$
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Mushirul Hasan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780198063117

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.001.0001

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Trade and Industry

Trade and Industry

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(p.102) 13 Trade and Industry
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Exploring the West
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Mushirul Hasan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0031

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

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