The Industrial Revolution in Comparative Perspective (Open Forum Series)
Christine Rider, Micheal J. ThompsonISBN: 0894649906;
This volume represents the culmination of research efforts by scholars from various subdisciplines, who summarize new thinking on the subject at a level accessible to undergraduates. Specific areas include the significance of the Industrial Revolution, the impact of New World trade, scientific advances, new technology, and financial developments on industrialization; the possible impact of literacy, population policies, and the sense of nationhood on industrial change; and the results of that change. Coverage is wide, including Britain, France, Germany, Austria, Russia, Japan and North America.
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