Design, Technology and Communication in the British Empire, by Annie Tindley,Andrew Wodehouse

By Annie Tindley,Andrew Wodehouse

This ebook is an leading edge, interdisciplinary examine of the character of layout as a kind of verbal exchange inside and throughout Britain and its empire within the lengthy 19th century. during this interval, Britain had constructed from the world’s first business country into the ‘Workshop of the area’ yet how have been technological ideas translated and communicated around the imperial territories? How have been designs became truth? This e-book explores those subject matters, incorporating archival case research applied sciences akin to trains, sugar manufacture and agricultural applied sciences. utilizing a four-part framework we to start with research the id of innovation possibilities and the way those translated to engineering requirements. the conclusion of conceptual designs via collaboration and their next manufacture and distribution as complete items are then reviewed. utilizing the authors’ services within the fields of ancient and layout engineering, this research contributes real-world case stories to layout theory. 

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