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The Resource French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century, by Shelby T. McCloy

French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century, by Shelby T. McCloy

Label
French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century
Title
French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century
Statement of responsibility
by Shelby T. McCloy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The eighteenth century, age of France's leadership in Western civilization, was also the most flourishing period of French inventive genius. Generally obscured by England's great industrial development are the contributions France made in the invention of the balloon, paper-making machines, the steamboat, the semaphore telegraph, gas illumination, the silk loom, the threshing machine, the fountain pen, and even the common graphite pencil. Shelby T. McCloy believes that these and many other inventions which have greatly influenced technological progress made prerevolutionary France the rival, i
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1898-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCloy, Shelby Thomas
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Technology
  • France
  • Inventors
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • HISTORY
  • Intellectual life
  • Inventors
  • Technology
  • France
Label
French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century, by Shelby T. McCloy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Other mechanical devices
  • Military inventions
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Patents and encouragement
  • The balloon
  • Steam transportation
  • The telegraph
  • Lighting
  • Papermaking
  • Chemical inventions
  • Textiles
  • Automata
Control code
ocn900345254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cw07
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345254
Label
French Inventions of the Eighteenth Century, by Shelby T. McCloy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Other mechanical devices
  • Military inventions
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Patents and encouragement
  • The balloon
  • Steam transportation
  • The telegraph
  • Lighting
  • Papermaking
  • Chemical inventions
  • Textiles
  • Automata
Control code
ocn900345254
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813163970
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cw07
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900345254

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