Search for dissertations about: "bloomeries"

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  1. 1. Landscapes of Technology Transfer : Swedish Ironmakers in India 1860–1864

    Author : Jan Af Geijerstam; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History of technology; industrial heritage studies; industrial archaeology; technology transfer; diffusion; technological systems; landscapes of technology; iron and steel; charcoal iron; direct and indirect ironmaking; bloomeries; 19th century; indu; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : In the early 1860s three Swedes, Nils Wilhelm Mitander,Julius Ramsay and Gustaf Wittenström, were engaged by theBritish to build and run charcoal-based ironworks in India.These works, the Burwai Iron Works of the British Government inthe case of Mitander and the privately owned Kumaon Iron Worksin the case of Ramsay and Wittenström, were both to bebased on the most modern European technology. READ MORE