Ure's Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines, Volume 1, Part 1

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Business & Economics - 3056 pages
Andrew Ure (1778-1857), Scottish chemist, scientific writer and professor at the University of Glasgow, was an enthusiast of the new manufacturing systems that were emerging in the nineteenth century.
His Dictionaryis a well-known and much-used work, which went to several editions. This, a reprint of the 1867 6th edition, is alphabetically arranged and well-illustrated with nearly 2000 wood engravings, plus numerous tables. Packed with thousands of useful technical and statistical information on material, chemical and machine processes, and industries, it covers an exceptional range of topics from manufacture and export figures of biscuits, cotton, steel or sugar, to descriptions of minerals, tools, machinery, elements, and organic chemistry.
Ure's Dictionaryis a standard work in nineteenth-century history and remains invaluable as a record of this extraordinary period of industrial development.
 

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Contents

Section 1
41
Section 2
55
Section 3
71
Section 4
81
Section 5
86
Section 6
87
Section 7
90
Section 8
102
Section 12
147
Section 13
158
Section 14
195
Section 15
213
Section 16
344
Section 17
349
Section 18
352
Section 19
360

Section 9
104
Section 10
111
Section 11
137
Section 20
365
Section 21
366
Section 22
371

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