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Christopher Polhem: The Father of Swedish Technology
Christopher Polhem

Our Price: $45.00
By William Johnson
Year: 1963
Pages: 259
Binding Hardcover
ISBN 1-4223-6542-5

Product Code: 1422365425

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 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; CPs Contributions to Applied Mechanics, by Gustaf Sellergren; CP, The Mining Engineer, by Herman Sundholm; CPs 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 CPs Manuscripts. Illus.

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