HABAKKUK, HJ: American and British Technology in the Nineteenth Century: The Search for Labour Saving Inventions

Habakkuk, H. J. American and British Technology in the Nineteenth Century: The Search for Labour Saving Inventions. Cambridge University Press, 1962. Unmarked text. Previous owner’s name on front end page. Index. 222p. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#29980) $14.00

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Outlines the economic reasons some countries invent and then contrasts the development of technologies in 19th century United States and Great Britain. The book originated in lectures given at Columbia University in the autumn of 1958.