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advances agriculture already appeared application automatic became began Britain British Bronze Age cent century B.C. chapter clock coal combine harvester copper countries craftsman curve cutting cylinder drive early effect efficiency Egypt eighteenth century electric England example factory Figure flying shuttle fundamental inventions further greatly harness important improved increased industrial revolution internal combustion engine invention rate inventors iron Iron Age labour later lathe London loom machinery mass-production mechanical ment Mesopotamia metal Metallica methods Middle Ages mill million mining modern monopoly neolithic Newcomen engine nineteenth century output patent period plough possible practical problem production pump radio railway rate of invention reciprocating engine relative invention rate Roman second industrial revolution ships slaves spindle spinning steam steam-engine successful technical progress techniques tion tools and machines tractors transport turbine various verge escapement water-power water-wheel Watt's wheel windmill workers
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