Exploding Steamboats, Senate Debates, and Technical Reports : The Convergence of Technology, Politics, and Rhetoric in the Steamboat Bill of 1838 Paperback / softback
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.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 158 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/01/2019
- Category: Shipping industries
- ISBN: 9780415404112
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