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The Industrial Revolution
The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution

Events & Outcomes

JUVENILE NONFICTION

80 Pages, 6.7 x 9.8

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $21.99 (US $21.99) (CA $29.99)

Publication Date: March 2020

ISBN 9781842349588

Rights: US & CA

Cherrytree Books (Mar 2020)

Not Yet Published. Estimated release date: March 2020
 

Overview

This title examines the impact the great industrial transformation of 18th-century Britain had on both the domestic and international scenes. After considering the nature and significance of revolutions in industry, power and transport, it goes on to consider the formation of an industrial working class, the reform and self-help movements that arose from it, and the struggle between reformism, the vested interests of capital and the laissez-faire of government. It asks what the Industrial Revolution really was, and questions who benefited from it.