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Unformatted text preview: sold to mines: coal didntneed to be transported. was better than horsepower in this case WHY then is this not the Industrial Revolution?-Economic boom doesn't happen until later-cotton and iron exports-# Patents Explodes @ 1750 (Theme: Relationship between Science and Technology (natural Philosophy: publish works on artifacts knowledge and property Conclusions: Think about the contrast between gradual technological chance --eg., in coal mining, canals,iron-making, and developement of the steam engine before 1760 -- and the image of the IR as rapid chance Exponential growth did occur in come ares-- cotton, iron, steam, patents, population -- during the period we call the IR e.g., 1760-1830...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2009 for the course ENGRG 2500 taught by Professor Kline during the Fall '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Fall '08