The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History, Volume 3

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Kenneth E. Hendrickson III
Rowman & Littlefield, Nov 25, 2014 - History - 972 pages
As editor Kenneth E. Hendrickson, III, notes in his introduction: “Since the end of the nineteenth-century, industrialization has become a global phenomenon. After the relative completion of the advanced industrial economies of the West after 1945, patterns of rapid economic change invaded societies beyond western Europe, North America, the Commonwealth, and Japan.” In The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History contributors survey the Industrial Revolution as a world historical phenomenon rather than through the traditional lens of a development largely restricted to Western society.

The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History is a three-volume work of over 1,000 entries on the rise and spread of the Industrial Revolution across the world. Entries comprise accessible but scholarly explorations of topics from the “aerospace industry” to “zaibatsu.” Contributor articles not only address topics of technology and technical innovation but emphasize the individual human and social experience of industrialization. Entries include generous selections of biographical figures and human communities, with articles on entrepreneurs, working men and women, families, and organizations. They also cover legal developments, disasters, and the environmental impact of the Industrial Revolution. Each entry also includes cross-references and a brief list of suggested readings to alert readers to more detailed information.

The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History includes over 300 illustrations, as well as artfully selected, extended quotations from key primary sources, from Thomas Malthus’ “Essay on the Principal of Population” to Arthur Young’s look at Birmingham, England in 1791. This work is the perfect reference work for anyone conducting research in the areas of technology, business, economics, and history on a world historical scale.
 

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The historical material relevant to the history of printing machines, in Vol. III, only perpetuates the numerous errors and misleading conclusions drawn by earlier writers. Evidently, no primary sources were consulted, nor were reliable 19th century authors investigated.

Contents

Introduction
1
Roosevelt Franklin D
21
Taylor Frederick Winslow
49
11
55
12
71
Coy George
82
Beveridge Sir William
94
Telford Thomas
97
Hall Charles Martin
403
HanYehPing Iron and Coal Company
409
Haymarket Affair
416
Heinz Henry John
422
TransAlaska Pipeline System
448
Transistor
470
TransSiberian Railway
484
37
488

Birdseye Clarence
100
13
102
Bleichröder Gerson
106
Thomas Sidney Gilchrist
110
General Dynamics
111
Boer War 18991902
112
16
116
Boring Machine
118
Boykin Otis
124
Briggs Asa Lord
131
Browning John Moses
137
Butterley Company
144
Thomson Joseph John
146
Carborundum
150
17
155
Rowntree Benjamin Seebohm
169
Times Beach Missouri Disaster
175
Tires
187
18
194
28
211
Royal Society of Arts
213
Todt Fritz
221
Cray Seymour
224
Rubber
227
Darby Abiah
237
Russian Revolution 1905
248
De Forest
250
31
256
Die Casting
263
du Pont de Nemours Eleuthère Irénée
278
EightHour
291
Toynbee Arnold
295
32
322
33
333
Toyoichi Tanaka
340
General Electric Corporation
356
General Strike of 1926 Britain
362
Gilbreth Frank
370
Gott Benjamin
377
35
378
Grapes of Wrath
383
Great Leap Forward
390
Gulf War 1991
397
JPMorgan Chase
492
Transvaal
496
38
504
Khalturin Stephan
505
Labor Riots
519
40
526
Laws of Technical Systems Evolution
532
Russian Revolution 1917
538
41
546
Le Sage GeorgesLouis
557
RussoJapanese
618
Trusts
621
Morgan John Pierpont
647
Tupolev Andrei Nikolayevich
652
Müller Karl Alexander
653
Nasmyth James
659
Nernst Walther Hermann
665
New Zaibatsu
671
North American Free Trade
677
Nylon
685
Osaka Spinning Mill
691
Owen Robert
698
Paper Technologies
705
Peel Robert
711
Peronism
717
Turner Barry
746
Ryan Thomas
813
Schichau Ferdinand Gottlob
826
Union Carbide
828
Shanghai China
839
Sikorsky Igor
852
Ure Andrew
903
Zaharoff Sir Basil
1068
183
1095
187
1102
677
1107
190
1111
1016
1115
208
1119
1017
1122
488
1125
1077
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Kenneth E. Hendrickson, III is professor of History at Sam Houston State University. He is the editor of The Life and Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt: An Annotated Bibliography, 3 Volumes (Scarecrow, 2006) and the author of The Historical Dictionary of the Darwin Controversy.

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