A biography of James Watt. As well as providing his life story and analysis of his work, the text places his achievements in context by looking at the technological and historical context of the time. The book includes quotes and writings from newspapers and journals of the time; a look at the ongoing impact of his work; and information about his rivals and the men and women who affected his life and work.
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A biography of the eighteenth-century Scottish inventor and engineer whose improved designs of the steam engine made its wide use possible.