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... brakes. Along with the innovations made on the stagecoaches came the creation of an international postal system. Mokyr also termed this period to be “the age of exposure effects,” due to the importing of a lot of technology, such as many different crops. The “Mathematicians and engineers discovered that they needed each other,” because the production of material to improve mathematics was proving to be too expensive. Mass production came shortly after Galileo and the discovery that “his theory of mechanics and concept of force lies at the basis of all machines.”21 The production continued to be centered in the city, until the Reformation and Counter-Reformation created wars that destroyed major production sites. This combined with the government laws and rules pushed production into the countryside where it was cheaper labor and less laws inhibiting the production.
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