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By Ian Inkster,Angel Calvo

This booklet makes a speciality of the improvement of 4 key matters within the improvement of contemporary Spain; wisdom, production, power and telecommunications, and public works. If know-how move from complex international locations to much less built structures constantly labored, then the full global could now be wealthy. That this isn't the case is so visible, we would good count on that the heritage of the procedures, successes and screw ups of expertise move throughout countries will be a really well-established box of enquiry. in truth, the subject matter remains to be a constructing one, and the current detailed factor centres at the case of Spain as exemplary in lots of respects. The amassed essays concentration upon the 4 significant subject matters of information, production, power, and telecommunications and public works. Essays variety in time from the 18th century to the current time, from reviews of espionage and early hyperlinks among craftsmen and savants, to the associations of know-how (from education structures, to non-public firm task, or patents), to case-studies of silk manufacture, shipbuilding, mining, paper-making, and prescribed drugs. every one essay bargains a extensive number of fabric to convey to endure on an immense challenge of global improvement, previous, current, and future.

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