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Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America

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Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America - Malone, Patrick M, Pharmd
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Patrick M. Malone demonstrates how innovative engineering helped make Lowell, Massachusetts, a potent symbol of American industrial prowess in the 19th century. Waterpower spurred the industrialization of the early United States and was the principal power for textile manufacturing until well after the Civil War. Industrial cities therefore grew alongside many of America's major waterways. Ideally located at Pawtucket Falls on the Merrimack River, Lowell was one such city--a rural village rapidly transformed into a ...

Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America 2009, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801893063

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Waterpower in Lowell: Engineering and Industry in Nineteenth-Century America 2009, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801893056

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