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The industrial revolution in world history

Author: Peter N Stearns
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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From noted historian Peter N. Stearns, a concise, accessible examination of the industrial revolution through the twenty-first century, investigating the cause and effect of this global phenomenon

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Stearns, Peter N.
Industrial revolution in world history.
Boulder, CO : Westview Press, 2013
(OCoLC)808346364
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Stearns
ISBN: 9780813347295 0813347297 9780813347301 0813347300
OCLC Number: 773811646
Description: viii, 318 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction: defining the industrial revolution --
The first phase, 1970-1880 --
Britain's revolution --
New causes --
The industrial revolution in western society --
The social impact of the industrial revolution --
The industrial revolution outside the West --
The second phase, 1880-1950 --
The industrial revolution changes stripes, 1880-1950 --
The industrial revolution in Russia --
The industrial revolution in Japan --
New developments in western societies : a second revolution? --
The industrial revolution in international context --
The third phase, 1950s-2000s --
The industrial revolution in the past half century --
New industrial revolutions --
The less industrial world --
Postindustrial : societies and global balance --
Global industry and the environment --
Globalization and global industrial societies 1880-1950 --
Conclusion --
Index.
Responsibility: Peter N. Stearns.

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"In this new edition Peter Stearns updates and refines his authoritative account of industrialization's global spread and impacts. This concise and highly readable account remains a very suitable Read more...

 
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