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The Resource Steam : the untold story of America's first great invention, Andrea Sutcliffe

Steam : the untold story of America's first great invention, Andrea Sutcliffe

Label
Steam : the untold story of America's first great invention
Title
Steam
Title remainder
the untold story of America's first great invention
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Sutcliffe
Title variation
Steam
Title variation remainder
the untold story of Americas first great invention
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the rivalry between silversmith John Fitch and usurping inventor Robert Fulton, two of the primary innovators behind steam engine technology, to profit from its development, discussing how Fitch fought bitter and futile legal battles to retain credit for his invention
Biography type
collective biography
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173565
Cataloging source
DLC
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Sutcliffe, Andrea J
Dewey number
623.87220973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Fitch, John
  • Rumsey, James
  • Marine engineers
  • Steam-navigation
  • Inventors
Target audience
adult
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the untold story of America's first great invention
Label
Steam : the untold story of America's first great invention, Andrea Sutcliffe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
480597
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781403962614
Lccn
2004040000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781403962614
  • (Sirsi) ADN-5605
Label
Steam : the untold story of America's first great invention, Andrea Sutcliffe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [253]-260) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
480597
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781403962614
Lccn
2004040000
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781403962614
  • (Sirsi) ADN-5605

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