Author talks about Watt and new book

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 history of science at the … Continue reading Author talks about Watt and new book

New Watt book out on September 30

A new book on inventor James Watt is being published on September 30. "James Watt (1736-1819)" has been edited by Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick. The publisher, Liverpool University Press, describes it as "essential in celebrating Watt's pivotal work", offering "new perspectives of Watts’ work in terms of context and his influences". A spokesperson for … Continue reading New Watt book out on September 30