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Author interview: David J Gerber on ‘The Inventor’s Dilemma’

His story demonstrates how invention can help preserve American industry. But his ability to recognise inventive opportunities relied on his proximity to manufacturers. Visiting a factory, for example, he might notice scraps on a workroom floor …
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The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton review – a big bang moment

The birth of science in Europe was the greatest revolution of all, argues this dazzling polemic What is modernity and when did it begin? The answer depends a lot on the nationality and specialism of the historian you ask. Italians favour the achievements …
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