Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

Engineers and the Making of the Francoist Regime

El universo ideológico de los ingenieros de caminos españoles a través de la Revista de Obras Públicas (1853–1899),” Ayer, 68, 4 (2007): 193–219; and José Luis Ramos Gorostiza and Tomás Martínez Vara, “Las ideas económicas de los ...

Author: Lino Camprubi

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262323239

Category: Science

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How engineers and agricultural scientists became key actors in Franco's regime and Spain's forced modernization. In this book, Lino Camprubí argues that science and technology were at the very center of the building of Franco's Spain. Previous histories of early Francoist science and technology have described scientists and engineers as working “under” Francoism, subject to censorship and bound by politically mandated research agendas. Camprubí offers a different perspective, considering instead scientists' and engineers' active roles in producing those political mandates. Many scientists and engineers had been exiled, imprisoned, or executed by the regime. Camprubí argues that those who remained made concrete the mission of “redemption” that Franco had invented for himself. This gave them the opportunity to become key actors—and mid-level decision makers—within the regime. Camprubí describes a series of projects across Spain undertaken by the civil engineers and agricultural scientists who placed themselves at the center of their country's forced modernization. These include a coal silo, built in 1953, viewed as an embodiment of Spain's industrialized landscape; links between laboratories, architects, and the national Catholic church (and between technology and authoritarian control); vertically organized rice production and research on genetics; river management and the contested meanings of self-sufficiency; and the circulation of construction standards by mobile laboratories as an engine for European integration. Separately, each chapter offers a fascinating microhistory that illustrates the coevolution of Francoist science, technology, and politics. Taken together, they reveal networks of people, institutions, knowledge, artifacts, and technological systems woven together to form a new state.
Categories: Science

The Cambridge History of Science Volume 8 Modern Science in National Transnational and Global Context

The Cambridge History of Science  Volume 8  Modern Science in National  Transnational  and Global Context

... Revista de Obras Públicas (1853–1899),” Ayer, 68 (2007), 193–219. 11 Eduardo Ortiz, “The Nineteenth-Century International Mathematical Community and Its Connection with Those on the Iberian Periphery,” in L'Europe Mathematique, ed.

Author: Hugh Richard Slotten

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781108863353

Category: Technology & Engineering

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This volume in the highly respected Cambridge History of Science series is devoted to exploring the history of modern science using national, transnational, and global frames of reference. Organized by topic and culture, its essays by distinguished scholars offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date nondisciplinary history of modern science currently available. Essays are grouped together in separate sections that represent larger regions: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, East and Southeast Asia, the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Oceania, and Latin America. Each of these regional groupings ends with a separate essay reflecting on the analysis in the preceding chapters. Intended to provide a balanced and inclusive treatment of the modern world, contributors analyze the history of science not only in local, national, and regional contexts but also with respect to the circulation of knowledge, tools, methods, people, and artifacts across national borders.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Bernard Quaritch

Bernard Quaritch

1776 529 Madrid . REVISTA DE OBRAS PUBLICAS , Serie I , 10 vols . 1853-62 ; Serie II , Vols . 1 - III , 1863-65 — together 13 vols . 4to . 225 large folding plates oj Canal and River Works , Architecture , Engineering , etc. ed . 24.

Author: Bernard Quaritch (Firm)

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:555060573

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Companies and Entrepreneurs in the History of Spain

Companies and Entrepreneurs in the History of Spain

Thirdly, the Revista de Obras Públicas (Journal of Public Works), founded in 1853, together with the official reports and statistics of the time, has furnished relevant data.2 Likewise, the annual reports of the companies and the ...

Author: María Vázquez-Fariñas

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030613181

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

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This book analyses the economic history of the company and entrepreneurship in Spain from the 15th century to the present. It evaluates the economic theory, the formation of the figure of the entrepreneur, as well as the structure of the companies. This exploration of the businessmen in Spain over several centuries is something that has not been done until now. Joining the great Spanish historiographical debate about the existence or not of entrepreneurship, the book brings together research in very different historical contexts and junctures. It presents a selection of cases of companies and entrepreneurs from Spain, from different sectors, regions and periods, from boom to crisis, from the wine businessman to the railway sector, from private banking to the pioneers of the Spanish travel agency business. It will be of interest to academics and students in economic history, business and management history, as well as researchers in entrepreneurship & small business management.
Categories: Business & Economics

Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers

Boletim do ministerio das obras publicas , commercio e industria . No. 3 , setembro , 1853 . Lisbom , 1853. 8vo . Collecção de legislação de 1886 e 1887 relativa a obras publicas e minas publicada na Revista de obras publicas e minas .

Author: Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain). Library

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015023453452

Category: Engineering

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Categories: Engineering

Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers Pe Z Addenda including the titles of works added to the library during the printing of the catalogue and those omitted from the general body of the work Appendix being a catalogue of the horological library bequeathed to the institution by B L Vulliamy

Catalogue of the Library of the Institution of Civil Engineers      Pe Z  Addenda  including the titles of works added to the library during the printing of the catalogue  and those omitted from the general body of the work  Appendix  being a catalogue of the horological library bequeathed to the institution by B L  Vulliamy

Boletim do ministerio das obras publicas , commercio e industria . No. 3 , setembro , 1853 . Lisbon , 1853 , 8vo . Collecção de legislação de 1886 e 1887 relativa a obras publicas e minas publicada na Revista de obras publicas e minas .

Author: Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain). Library

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B142446

Category: Engineering

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Hydraulicians in Europe 1800 2000

Hydraulicians in Europe 1800 2000

Most of his writings are published in the Revista de Obras Publicas, one of the first engineering journals founded in 1853. Boix worked for the Madrid water supply authority and was particularly involved in the design and the execution ...

Author: Willi Hager

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781466554986

Category: Science

Page: 994

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More than 850 individuals partly forgotten by name, but sometimes found in historical writings, together with many well known or recently deceased persons are presented in terms of bio-data, short career highlights, and main advances made to the profession with a short biography of the main writings. If available, a portrait is also included. Hydraulicians in Europe, Volume 2 is a continuation of the first volume, both in outline and in coverage and pagination. Volumes 1 and 2 include more than 1500 biographies.
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La ciudad portuaria atl ntica en la historia

La ciudad portuaria atl  ntica en la historia

... General de Obras Públicas del Ministerio de Fomento fueron esenciales para difundir los grandes cambios en los puertos ( y en las ciudades ) de las últimas décadas del siglo XIX : la Revista de Obras Públicas publicada desde 1853 y ...

Author: Agustín Guimerá Ravina

Publisher: Ed. Universidad de Cantabria

ISBN: 8481029955

Category: History

Page: 467

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Coordinados por el área de Historia moderna de la Universidad de Cantabria, se recogen en este décimo volumen de la Biblioteca Navalia las ponencias desarrolladas por expertos, de varios países, en historia naval, economistas, historiadores, ingenieros portuarios, urbanistas e historiadores del arte, en el curso “La ciudad portuaria atlántica en la historia: siglos XVI-XIX”, celebrado entre el 4 y 7 de julio de 2005 en el Aula del Mar Rector Jordá, iniciativa cultural y docente en la que colaboran la Universidad de Cantabria, Autoridad Portuaria de Santander, Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo y RETE (Asociación internacional para la colaboración entre puertos y ciudades). Pasado, presente y futuro constituyen los tres tiempos para este estudio interdisciplinar centrado en la fachada atlántica europea, sus ciudades, bajo una perspectiva urbanística, económica, artística, demográfica, comercial... con especial referencia a la ciudad de Santander al coincidir con su 250 aniversario de la concesión del título de ciudad.
Categories: History

Institutionalising Patents in Nineteenth Century Spain

Institutionalising Patents in Nineteenth Century Spain

See for example J. Echegaray, 'Del movimiento continuo', Revista de Obras Públicas No.1, t. i (4), (1853): 43–44 and No. 2, t. i (12), (1854): 145–151; P. Amand, 'El movimiento continuo', La Gaceta Industrial 12 (1865).

Author: David Pretel

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783319962986

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 169

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This book examines the development of the Spanish patent system in the years 1826 to 1902, providing a fundamental reassessment of its evolution in an international context. The Spanish case is particularly interesting because of this country’s location on the so-called European periphery and also because of the centrality of its colonial dimension. Pretel gauges the political regulation and organisation of the system, showing how it was established and how it evolved following international patterns of technological globalisation and the emergence of the ‘international patent system’ during the late nineteenth century. Crucially, he highlights the construction and evolution of the patent system in response to the needs of Spain's technologically dependent economy. The degree of industrial backwardness in mid-nineteenth-century Spain set the stage for the institutionalisation of its modern patent system. This institutionalisation process also entailed the introduction of a new technological culture, social infrastructure and narrative that supported intellectual property rights. This book is important reading to all those interested in the history of patents and their role in globalisation.
Categories: Business & Economics