Books tagged: industrial revolution

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Burning Barcelona
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Science and the human spirit collide in a sparkling adventure based on real people and events. Set in England and Spain, "Burning Barcelona" tells the story of the installation of the first steam engine in the city - and the events that led to the most explosive night in its history. This page-turning tale is a match for the astonishing inventiveness of the era.
Early Railways
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
A Walking Tour of Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Pawtucket, Rhode Island is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Slatersville, Rhode Island
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Slatersville Village in North Smithfield, Rhode Island is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Fall River, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Fall River, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
A Walking Tour of Lowell, Massachusetts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Lowell, Massachusetts is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Harvey Wasserman's History of the United States
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Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 74,620. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Zinn calls HARVEY WASSERMAN'S HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES "a beautiful example of a people's history." This best-selling cult favorite is a fast-moving romp that Rolling Stone has called "a pleasure to read." Built around the hidden history of the farmers, workers and "hippie" Bohemians who made our country great, there is no more memorable book about those who made America great.
Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Part I: My World, My Nation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Today, the economic success of a firm or nation depends critically on how well it exploits technology (T), innovation (I), and Entrepreneurship (E). Yet, there are few books addressing TIE-exploitation in a contemporary and academic manner. This textbook is the first part of a trilogy that seeks to fill this gap. The book examines TIE-issues from a world-perspective but stressing nation-building.
Pistachio the Tyrant
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Things aren’t going well for Pistachio. Just as his grandpapa dies and revolution sweeps the kingdom, the bratty prince is betrayed by his most loyal servant and sent into exile. Lost in the woods with only an adventurous rabbit to accompany him, Pistachio’s courage is tested time and again. While his only goal is to find a way home,along the way he might discover a thing or two about himself.
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.