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The Resource Great movements, and those who achieved them, by Henry J. Nicoll. With thirteen portraits

Great movements, and those who achieved them, by Henry J. Nicoll. With thirteen portraits

Label
Great movements, and those who achieved them
Title
Great movements, and those who achieved them
Statement of responsibility
by Henry J. Nicoll. With thirteen portraits
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book catalogs the most influential movements up until the end of the19th century. The chapter on the steam-engine, beginning on page 390,focuses on Watt, Stephenson, Fulton and Bell. The rest of the chapters provide valuable insight into the context in which the steam-engine emerged, and why it was such an impressive and important feat. It is surrounded by a chapter on gas and a chapter on the electric telegraph, indicating the vital advances made in the interactive fields of transportation and communication during this era
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nicoll, Henry James
Dewey number
920
Illustrations
portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
HN15
LC item number
.E82
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilberforce, William
  • Reformers
  • Inventors
  • Slave trade
  • Wilberforce, William
  • Civilisation anglo-saxonne
  • Réformateurs
  • Inventeurs
  • Grande-Bretagne
  • États-Unis
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Inventors
  • Reformers
  • Slave trade
  • Great Britain
Label
Great movements, and those who achieved them, by Henry J. Nicoll. With thirteen portraits
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prison reform (John Howard)--The abolition of the slave-trade (William Wilberforce)--The amelioration of the criminal code (Sir Samuel Romilly)--Popular education (Lord Brougham)--Cheap literature (Constable, Chambers, Knight and Cassell)--Penny postage (Sir Rowland Hill)--The repeal of the corn-laws (Richard Cobden, John Bright, and C.P. Villiers)--The repeal of the fiscal restrictions upon literature and the press (Thomas Milner, Gibson and others)--The introduction of gas (Murdoch, Winsor, Clegg, and others)--The steam-engine, and its application to locomotion by land and water (Watt, Stephenson, Fulton and Bell)--The electric telegraph (Cooke, Wheatstone, and others)--Index
Control code
609196242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (487 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
including frontispiece, portraits
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609196242
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Great movements, and those who achieved them, by Henry J. Nicoll. With thirteen portraits
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prison reform (John Howard)--The abolition of the slave-trade (William Wilberforce)--The amelioration of the criminal code (Sir Samuel Romilly)--Popular education (Lord Brougham)--Cheap literature (Constable, Chambers, Knight and Cassell)--Penny postage (Sir Rowland Hill)--The repeal of the corn-laws (Richard Cobden, John Bright, and C.P. Villiers)--The repeal of the fiscal restrictions upon literature and the press (Thomas Milner, Gibson and others)--The introduction of gas (Murdoch, Winsor, Clegg, and others)--The steam-engine, and its application to locomotion by land and water (Watt, Stephenson, Fulton and Bell)--The electric telegraph (Cooke, Wheatstone, and others)--Index
Control code
609196242
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (487 pages)
Form of item
online
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
including frontispiece, portraits
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609196242
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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