Author David Miller has been talking about his new book about James Watt.
“The Life and Legend of James Watt: Collaboration, Natural Philosophy, and the Improvement of the Steam Engine” was published earlier this year by the University of Pittsburgh Press (hardcover, $50, ISBN 978-0-8229-4558-1).
David is emeritus professor of the history of science at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He is a fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities and a member of the International Academy of the History of Science.
He spoke about his book and his view of Watt at a major conference on Watt at the University of Birmingham.
Listen to the audio here.