Category: Industrialisation & Industrial History

Peterloo : The English Uprising

Peterloo

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On 16 August, 1819, at St Peter's Field, Manchester, armed…
The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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The 'Industrial Revolution' was a pivotal point in British history…
Victorious Century : The United Kingdom, 1800-1906

Victorious Century

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUFF COOPER PRIZE 2018 'This is stupendous.…
The Conquest of Nature : Water, Landscape and the Making of Modern Germany

The Conquest of Nature

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Majestic and lyrically written, The Conquest of Nature traces the…
A Brief History of How the Industrial Revolution Changed the World

A Brief History of How the Industrial Revolution Changed the World

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From the beginning of the eighteenth century to the high…
Behemoth : A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World

Behemoth

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Factories, with their ingenious machinery and miraculous productivity, are celebrated…
The Golden Thread : How Fabric Changed History

The Golden Thread

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** A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK ** 'Fascinating…
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