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A brief history of how the industrial revolution changed the world / Thomas Crump.

By: Crump, Thomas.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Robinson, c2010Description: xvi, 384 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781845298975 (pbk.); 1845298977 (pbk.).Other title: How the industrial revolution changed the world.Subject(s): Industrialization -- History | Industrial revolution -- History | Industrialists -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Industrialists -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Inventors -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century | Inventors -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Technology and civilization -- History -- 18th century | Technology and civilization -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification:
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.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [366]-375).

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