glyph 23: james watt, andrew carnegie, biography, book, steam, industrial revolution, human virtue, scotland


 

James Watt, by Andrew Carnegie

published 1905

A biography of James Watt, an explorer of many things, and a great man. Among his many accomplishment was a great advance in the design and manufacture of steam engines.

This book is as much about the nature of human virtue as it is about technology and business, and provides much insight into the character of its author.

http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/26131


John Lienhard's history of Carnegie's biography of Watt:

Carnegie Looks at Watt, Episode 1296 of "Engines of Our Ingenuity":
http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi1296.htm

The Lunar Society, Episode 168 of "Engines of Our Ingenuity":
http://www.uh.edu/engines/epi168.htm


How a Pope Contributed to the Development of the Steam Engine
http://explorersfoundation.org/glyphery/382.html


vortex Watt : tool making & tool makers

http://explorersfoundation.org/glyphery/23.html
entered before July 9, 2006; edited/updated November 26, 2016

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