Municipal Technological Change in the 19th Century: The Diffusion of Steam-Powered Fire-Fighting Equipment
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KeywordsTechnological Change; Diffusion; Urban Economic History; Firefighting Technology;
- N41 - Economic History - - Government, War, Law, International Relations, and Regulation - - - U.S.; Canada: Pre-1913
- O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes
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- NEP-HIS-2015-06-27 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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