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TRANSACTIONS OF THE NEWCOMEN SOCIETY

Vol 77 – No. 2 – 2007

CONTENTS

Pg 141 – The History of Crofton Pumping Station on the Kennet and Avon Canal
C. Ian Broom

Pg 167 – Lean’s Engine Reporter and the Development of the Cornish Engine: A Reappraisal 
Dr Alessandro Nuvolari and Prof Bart Verspagen

Pg 191 – Dreadnought Science: The Cultural Construction of Efficiency and Effectiveness
Prof Crosbie Smith

Pg 217 – The Roman Aqueduct at Aspendos
Dr Norman A.F. Smith

Pg 245 – The Early History of Telephony in Manchester, 1877-1898
Jenny Wetton

Pg 261 – The Dakeyne Disc Engine
Phil Wigfull

BOOK REVIEWS

Pg 289 – Richard Daniel Hepburn, History of American Naval Dry Docks: A Key Ingredient to a Maritime Power (Dr Robert C. McWilliam); Leonard K. Eaton, Hardy Cross: American Engineer (Bill Addis); Antonio Estacio dos Reis, Gaspar Jose Marques e a Maquina a Vapor. Sua Introducao em Portugal e no Brasil (Anita McConnell); John Mortimer, Zerah Colburn: The Spirit of Darkness (Mike Chrimes); P.R. Lewis, Disaster on the Dee: Robert Stephenson’s Nemesis of 1847 (Mike Chrimes); Matthew Parker, Panama Fever: The Battle to Build the Canal (Mike Chrimes); Sara E. Wermiel Lighthouses (Mike Chrimes)

Pg 295 – Notes on Contributors

Pg 297 – Index