Industrial Espionage and Technology Transfer: Britain and France in the 18th Century

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Britain and France were the leading industrial nations in 18th-century Europe. This book examines the rivalry which existed between the two nations and the methods used by France to obtain the skilled manpower and technology which had given Britain the edge - particularly in the new coal-based technologies. Despite the British Act of 1719 which outlawed industrial espionage and technology transfer, France continued to bring key industrial workers from Britain and to acquire British machinery and production methods. ...

Industrial Espionage and Technology Transfer: Britain and France in the 18th Century 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138418325

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Industrial Espionage and Technology Transfer: Britain and France in the 18th Century 2000, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9780754603672

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