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Allen, Robert C.

The industrial revolution : a very short introduction Robert C. Allen. - New Delhi : Oxford University Press, ©2017. - xviii, 150 p. : ill.; 18 cm. - Very short introductions. . - Very short introductions. .

Previously issued in print: 2017.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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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.



Industrial revolution--Great Britain.

Great Britain--Economic conditions--18th century.
Great Britain--Economic conditions--19th century.
Great Britain--Social conditions--18th century.
Great Britain--Social conditions--19th century.


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