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Industrialisation & industrial history



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    • Industrialisation & industrial history


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The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction


Robert C. Allen

February 2017

Very Short Introductions

The Industrial Revolution was one of the great, transforming events of world history. Robert C. Allen explains what happened during this period, and why. He asks why the revolution occured in Britain rather than other countries, and looks at the impact of changing technology and business organizations on contemporary social structures.

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