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American Swedish Historical Museum
Christopher Polhem: The Father of Swedish Technology
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; CP’s Contributions to Applied Mechanics, by Gustaf Sellergren; CP, The Mining Engineer, by Herman Sundholm; CP’s 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 CP’s Manuscripts. Illus.
American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook -- 1965
American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook -- 1962
American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook -- 1947
American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook -- 1971
American Swedish Historical Museum: Yearbook -- 1948
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