Mothers of Innovation

Mothers of Innovation

How Expanding Social Networks Gave Birth to the Industrial Revolution

eBook - 2012
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What does it take for a society to be able to innovate? The question is crucial today when an increasing share of world patents are taken out by countries such as Japan, South Korea and China, which have limited energy resources and cultures very different from those in the West. However, most previous studies of the beginnings of industrialization have focused on the resources and institutions of Britain alone. As a result, they have missed the lessons to be learned from casting the net more ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781299644960
1299644961
9781443843126
1443843121
9781443840965
1443840963
Characteristics: 1 online resource (297 pages)

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