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Unformatted text preview: • Captured field brass guns from India were often taken over for use by the British. India had been making these since the 16 th C and Europeans could at first only produce this alloy in relativcely small quantities because they had no technique for smelting zinc. (231) • 18 th C it was being produced in large quantities in Europe-brass canon, guns importing the metallic zinc from China • British in 1797 visited china learned some zinc smelting method (232) • Pg 231-1806 rockets in Britain which were originally from 1790 India • They were manufactured in Britain and were manufactured to India lol • 18 th C Asia’s design of farm implements interested Europeans (seed drills and ploughs) Dutch- winnowing machines (233) • Chinese bridge construction (suspension of Bridges America 1801 Article 42 • Merchantilism-gov’t supervision of the economy • Free trade will produce...
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2010 for the course PHI 205 taught by Professor L.lee during the Spring '10 term at Harper.
- Spring '10