Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 April 2006

160 Pages | 96 halftones

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780195128178

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The Industrial Revolution

A History in Documents

Laura L. Frader

Pages from History

  • Uses a wide variety of primary source documents to chronicle a period of great international social and technological change that began in England in the 18th century
  • The author introduces and places in context letters, diaries, government reports, laws, songs and poems, association statements, newspaper articles, posters, paintings, illustrations, and photographs of artifacts
  • Emphasizes the socially complex results of the Industrial Revolution, including the great hardships the new labor force experienced

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