The Most Powerful Idea In The World: A Story of Steam, Industry and Invention

Author: William Rosen
Hardback: 324 pages
ISBN: 9780224082559
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In this fascinating history of the Industrial Revolution Rosen claims that the most important invention ... was invention itself. Taking Rocket and the development of steam locomotives as a case study he builds a compelling argument that the invention of invention allowed minor improvements to snowball into world changing devices and ideas propelling us forward into the industrialized world we live in today.