Power from Steam: A History of the Stationary Steam Engine

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This is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in fifty years. It follows the development of reciprocating steam engines, from their earliest forms to the beginning of the twentieth century when they were replaced by steam turbines.

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This comprehensive history of the steam engine follows the development of reciprocating steam engines, from their earliest forms until the beginning of the twentieth century, when they were replaced by steam turbines.

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Power From Steam is the first comprehensive history of the steam engine in 50 years. It follows the development of the steam engines from their earliest forms to the beginning of the twentieth century when they were replaced by stem turbines.

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