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A SHORT HISTORY OF THE BRITISH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Emma Griffin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

Books about A SHORT HISTORY OF THE BRITISH INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
The Industrial Revolution: a Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Robert C. Allen
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-23 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The Industrial Revolution was a pivotal point in British history that occurred between the mid-eighteenth and mid-nineteenth centuries and led to far reaching transformations of society. With the advent of revolutionary manufacturing technology productivity boomed. Machines were used to spin and weave cloth, steam engines were used to provide reliable
Liberty's Dawn
Language: en
Pages: 303
Authors: Emma Griffin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-11 - Publisher: Yale University Press

DIVThis remarkable book looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an intimate firsthand account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. The Industrial Revolution brought not simply misery and poverty. On the contrary, Griffin shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy,
The Industrial Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: William J. Ashworth
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-26 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

The British Industrial Revolution has long been seen as the spark for modern, global industrialization and sustained economic growth. Indeed the origins of economic history, as a discipline, lie in 19th-century European and North American attempts to understand the foundation of this process. In this book, William J. Ashworth questions
Unhomely Empire
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Onni Gust
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-12 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

This book examines the role of Scottish Enlightenment ideas of belonging in the construction and circulation of white supremacist thought that sought to justify British imperial rule. During the 18th century, European imperial expansion radically increased population mobility through the forging of new trade routes, war, disease, enslavement and displacement.