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A brief history of how the industrial revolution changed the world

Author: Thomas Crump
Publisher: London : Robinson, 2010.
Series: Brief history of.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ideas, people and inventions that built the modern world

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Crump
ISBN: 9781845298975 1845298977
OCLC Number: 503647255
Description: xvi, 384 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. The Great Exhibition, British ascendancy and the Industrial Revolution. 2. The atmospheric steam engine. 3. The raw materials of industry and industrial power. 4. Cotton and wool: Lancaster and York. 5. Invention, industry and the manufacturing community. 6. People, politics and industry. 7. Riverboats and railways. 8. The American way. 9. Europe joins the party. 10. Electricity and chemistry. 11. Globalization: raw materials, markets and local manufacture.
Series Title: Brief history of.
Other Titles: How the industrial revolution changed the world
Responsibility: Thomas Crump.

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A clear and concise explanation of an unwieldy but fascinating subject. * Good Book Guide *

 
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