AuthorNitske, W. Robert.
TitleRudolf Diesel : pioneer of the age of power / by W. Robert Nitske and Charles Morrow Wilson.
EditionFirst edition.
PublishedNorman : University of Oklahoma Press, c1965.
Descriptionix, 318 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Bib. NoteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted NoteContents: The orphans of Paris -- Industrial Revolution -- Song of the homeland -- Young man makes good -- Her name was Martha -- The serious inventor -- "Wunderbar" -- Back to work -- An engine is an engine is an engine -- Laurel for the victor's brow, ashes for his cheeks -- "Build a better ..." -- Theory versus workability -- The uncertainly rich man -- A house, a philosophy, and an international success -- The black mistress goes international -- The inventor as investor -- Herr and Frau Diesel go to St. Louis -- Side trip : a remembrance by Charles Morrow Wilson -- Farewell to America -- "En attendant je t'aime" -- Diesel engines throughout the world -- The diesel engine aloft -- Finale.
Diesel, Rudolf, 1858-1913.
Other AuthorsWilson, Charles Morrow, 1905-1977, author.
LC Card Number65-10110
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: TJ 140 D564 N732 1965
CA-1903859: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 79126]