On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures

Cover image for

Download


Author: Charles Babbage
Published: 1832
Language: English
Wordcount: 103,021 / 310 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.9
LoC Category:
Downloads: 6,830
mnybks.net#: 708
Excerpt

ich seemed to pervade many establishments; and having formed such conjectures, the desire to refute or to verify them, gave an additional interest to the pursuit. Several of the principles which I have proposed, appear to me to have been unnoticed before. This was particularly the case with respect to the explanation I have given of the division of labour; but further enquiry satisfied me that I had been anticipated by M. Gioja, and it is probable that additional research would enable me to trace most of the other principles, which I had thought original, to previous writers, to whose merit I may perhaps be unjust, from my want of acquaintance with the historical branch of the subject.

The truth however of the principles I have stated, is of much more importance than their origin; and the utility of an enquiry into them, and of establishing others more correct, if these should be erroneous, can scarcely admit of a doubt.

The difficulty of understanding the processes of manufactures has unfortunately bee

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Astray in Couper

Matty Cruz Adventure Book 1
R. Marquez

When the economic downturn ends Matty Cruz’s co... Read more

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Loose Ends

A California Corwin P. I. Mystery
David VanDyke

"Loose Ends was a great read, if you're looking... Read more

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures by Charles Babbage - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin

See more popular titles from this genre.