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By Elizabeth Cha; Yunkyung Kim; Terrence Fong; Maja J. Mataric
Now Foundations and Trends Books
This chapter contains sections titled: The Canal du Midi and its Effect, The Needs of the Court: Conspicuous Consumption, The Académie Royale des Sciences, The Génie Officers, Invention in France and England: a Contrast, The Naval Aspect of British Civil Engineering