The Most Powerful Idea in the World
[a Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention]Audiobook CD - 2010
"In less than a century, in a single place, human welfare and prosperity entered an era of sustained and explosive growth that continues to this day. The moment came in eighteenth-century Britain. And, as William Rosen chronicles in his extraordinary new history, the reason was the power of an idea: that inventors should have ownership of their inventions."--Container.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, p2010.
Characteristics: 11 sound discs (13.5 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.