Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West (Hardcover)

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Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West (Hardcover)

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This book seeks to explain the historical process by which in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries scientific knowledge became an integral part of the culture of Europe and how this in turn led to the Industrial Revolution. Comparative in structure, Jacob explains why England was so much more successful at this transition than its continental counterparts.
Product Details ISBN: 9780195082197
ISBN-10: 0195082192
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: January 2nd, 1997
Pages: 288
Language: English