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This book seeks to explain the historical process by which in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries scientific knowledge became an integral part of the culture of Europe and how this in turn led to the Industrial Revolution. Comparative in structure, Jacob explains why England was so much more successful at this transition than its continental counterparts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195082203
ISBN-10: 0195082206
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Pages: 282
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 13-Mar-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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