By John Lord
When it seemed in 1923, John Lord’s Capital and Steam strength 1750–1800 used to be the 1st e-book to be according to the voluminous Boultori and Watt papers in Birmingham because the hey-day of Samuel Smiles.
Although Lord’s conclusions were transformed and corrected on a number of issues, this booklet nonetheless continues to be the simplest brief account of the importance of this vintage engineering partnership which bulks so huge within the background of expertise and of the economic Revolution in Britain. "Mr. Lord’s Capital and Steam strength 1750–1800 is a vital contribution to financial historical past … His introductory comic strip of financial stipulations from 1700 to 1750 and his concluding precis of the most result of the advancements which he has defined, with no need an analogous novelty as his critical topic, are scholarly and intelligent."
R. H. Tawney, Economica, February, 1924
"His examine of the appliance of steam to is an invaluable piece of research."
T. S. Ashton, the commercial magazine, December, 1924
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