This is an introduction to the Industrial Revolution which offers an integrated account of the economic and social aspects of change during the period. Recent revisionist thinking has implied that fundamental change in economic, social and political life at the time of the Industrial Revolution was minimal or non-existent. The author challenges this interpretation, arguing that the process of revision has gone too far; emphasizing continuity at the expense of change and neglecting many historically unique features of the economy and society. Elements given short shrift in many current interpretations are reassigned their central roles.This volume adopts the broader concept of industrial revolution and recognises the period as one of fundamental and, in many ... a#39;0 R. M. Hartwell, a#39;The Industrial Revolution: An Essay in Introduction 5 The causes of the industrial revolution.
|Title||:||The Industrial Revolution|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing - 2014-09-29|