The Democratization Of Invention

Author: B. Zorina Khan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521811354
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This book, first published in 2005, examines the evolution and impact of American intellectual property rights during the 'long nineteenth century'.

Privilege And Property

Author: Ronan Deazley
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
ISBN: 190692418X
Size: 44.27 MB
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This volume conceives a new history of copyright law that has its roots in a wide range of norms and practices.

Inventing The Industrial Revolution

Author: Christine MacLeod
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521893992
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This book examines the development of the English patent system and its relationship with technical change during the period between 1660 and 1800, when the patent system evolved from an instrument of royal patronage into one of commercial ...

The First Industrial Nation

Author: Peter Mathias
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415266726
Size: 56.86 MB
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The industrial revolution of Britain is recognized today as a model for industrialization all over the world. Now with a new introduction by the author, this book is widely renowned as a classic text for students of this key period.

Bad Samaritans

Author: Ha-Joon Chang
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407005324
Size: 29.83 MB
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And he convincingly demonstrates how a fairer and more prosperous global economy could be created if only the Bad Samaritans would accept the evidence that is actually staring them in the face. 'This is a marvellous book.

The Commercial Appropriation Of Fame

Author: David Tan
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107139325
Size: 74.93 MB
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This book encourages a cultural understanding of the contemporary celebrity and analyses the laws governing the commercial appropriation of fame.

The Life Of Cheese

Author: Heather Paxson
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520270185
Size: 70.95 MB
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After reading this book, visiting a cheese counter will never be the same!”—Theodore C. Bestor, author of Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World “Anyone who loves cheese will find The Life of Cheese a fascinating read, ...

A History Of Mechanical Inventions

Author: Abbott Payson Usher
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486143597
Size: 15.19 MB
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Updated classic explores importance of technological innovation in cultural and economic history of the West. Water wheels, clocks, printing, machine tools, more. "Without peer." — American Scientist.