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Christopher Polhem: The Father of Swedish Technology William Johnson

Christopher Polhem: The Father of Swedish Technology

William Johnson

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ISBN : 9781422365427
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259 pages
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Translation of a volume originally published in 1911 about Christopher Polhem (CP), a great man in the history of technology and scientific discovery. But Polhem is not known in the English-speaking world, because the Swedish language has been aMoreTranslation of a volume originally published in 1911 about Christopher Polhem (CP), a great man in the history of technology and scientific discovery. But Polhem is not known in the English-speaking world, because the Swedish language has been a cultural barrier. Technically, what Sweden possesses today is dependent upon CP and his dream for an industrial Sweden. Contents: A Contribution to the Biography of CP, by Samuel Bring- CP s Contributions to Applied Mechanics, by Gustaf Sellergren- CP, The Mining Engineer, by Herman Sundholm- CP s Contribution to the Art of Building, by Nils Cronstedt- and A Contribution to a CP Biblio., by Samuel Bring: Published Works by and About CP- and CP s Manuscripts. Illus.