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We’ve talked about a lot of revolutions in 19th Century Europe, and today we’re moving on to a less warlike revolution, the Industrial Revolution. You’ll learn about the development of steam power and mechanization, and the labor and social movements that this revolution engendered.
Hobsbawm, Eric. Studies in Archaic Forms of Social Movements in the 19th and 20th Centuries. New York: W. W. Norton, 1965.
Hunt, Lynn. et al. The Making of the West: Peoples and Cultures, 6th ed. Boston: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2019.
Kent, Susan Kingsley. A New History of Britain since 1688: Four Nations and an Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.
Riello, Giorgio. Cotton: The Fabric That Made the Modern World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Smith, Bonnie G. et al. World in the Making: A Global History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.
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