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Mastering Iron: The Struggle to Modernize an American Industry, 1800-1868

Anne Kelly Knowles

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226448596
eISBN:
9780226448619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448619.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Veins of iron run deep in the history of America. Iron making began almost as soon as European settlement, with the establishment of the first ironworks in colonial Massachusetts, yet it was Great ... More


High Hopes and Failure

Anne Kelly Knowles and Chester Harvey

in Mastering Iron: The Struggle to Modernize an American Industry, 1800-1868

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226448596
eISBN:
9780226448619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226448619.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents case studies of two U.S. companies—Farrandsville Furnace and Lonaconing Furnace—that failed to replicate British smelting technologies and large rolling mill operations. It ... More


Becoming Artists: Ernst Eisenmayer, Kurt Weiler, and Refugee Support Networks in Wartime Oxford

Fran Lloyd

in Ark of Civilization: Refugee Scholars and Oxford University, 1930-1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199687558
eISBN:
9780191827266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687558.003.0016
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

From 1939 to 1940 Oxford played a pivotal role in the shaping of the artistic careers of two young German-speaking Jewish refugees: Ernst Eisenmayer and Kurt Weiler. Eisenmayer arrived in Oxford in ... More


The Challenge of New Markets and Techniques

Robert B. Gordon

in A Landscape Transformed: The Ironmaking District of Salisbury, Connecticut

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128185
eISBN:
9780197561393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128185.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Ironmakers in the Middle Atlantic states used canals and railways to reduce costs and expand the scale of production with new techniques based on mineral-coal fuel beginning in the 1820s. Salisbury ... More


A Landscape Transformed

Robert B. Gordon

in A Landscape Transformed: The Ironmaking District of Salisbury, Connecticut

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195128185
eISBN:
9780197561393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195128185.003.0012
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Physical Geography and Topography

Fluctuations in the national economy buffeted the Salisbury iron industry, but choices Salisbury’s own ironmakers made about metallurgical technique determined both its course and its demands on the ... More


Principles limiting compensatory damages

Andrew Burrows

in Remedies for Torts, Breach of Contract, and Equitable Wrongs

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198705932
eISBN:
9780191927294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198705932.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

There can be said to be five principles limiting compensatory damages (ie which reduce the damages that full adherence to the compensatory aims would dictate) for both torts and breach of contract, ... More


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