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Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports : The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838, Paperback / softback Book

Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports : The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 Paperback / softback

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By 1838, over two thousand Americans had been killed and many hundreds injured by exploding steam engines on steamboats.

After calls for a solution in two State of the Union addresses, a Senate Select Committee met to consider an investigative report from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, the first federally funded investigation into a technical.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 158 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Shipping industries
  • ISBN: 9780415404112

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