Triumphs and Wonders of the 19th Century: The True Mirror of a Phenomenal Era

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Author Boyd, James P. (James Penny), 1836-1910
Title Triumphs and Wonders of the 19th Century: The True Mirror of a Phenomenal Era
A volume of original, entertaining and instructive historic and descriptive writings, showing the many and marvellous achievements which distinguish an hundred years of material, intellectual, social and moral progress
Contents Wonders of electricity -- The century's naval progress -- Astronomy during the century -- Story of plant and flower -- Progress of women within the century -- The century's textile progress -- The century's religious progress -- Great growth of libraries -- Progress of the century in architecture -- The century's progress in chemistry -- The century's music and drama -- The century's literature -- The records of the past -- Progress in dairy farming -- The century's moral progress -- Progress of sanitary science -- The century's armies and arms -- The century's progress in agriculture -- Progress in civil engineering -- The century's progress in the animal world -- Leading wars of the century -- The century's fairs and expositions -- The century's progress in coinage, currency, and banking -- The century's progress in fruit culture -- The century's commercial progress -- Education during the century -- "The art preservative" -- Progress in mines and mining -- Art progress of the century -- The century's advance in surgery -- Progress of medicine -- Evolution of the railway -- Advance in law and justice -- Evolution of building and loan associations -- Epoch-makers of the century.
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Language English
LoC Class D: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere
Subject Progress
Subject Inventions
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EBook-No. 55390
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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