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Debating the Industrial Revolution (Paperback)

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The industrial revolution was and is a huge development and one of the fundamental changes in human experience in the modern world. InDebating the Industrial Revolution, Peter N. Stearns, a leading expert in world history, presents the major contours of the ongoing debates over industrialization in history. He explores the central historical discussion over what caused such a momentous change, demonstrating how interpretations have developed over time and encouraging students to critically engage with historical practice.

Trying to understand why industrialization happened, and why it continues to happen, continues to organize considerable analytical energy. This book will be the ideal primer for students wanting to understand the key debates, and get a sense of how they might develop in the future.

The industrial revolution was and is a huge development and one of the fundamental changes in human experience in the modern world. InDebating the Industrial Revolution, Peter N. Stearns, a leading expert in world history, presents the major contours of the ongoing debates over industrialization in history. He explores the central historical discussion over what caused such a momentous change, demonstrating how interpretations have developed over time and encouraging students to critically engage with historical practice.

Trying to understand why industrialization happened, and why it continues to happen, continues to organize considerable analytical energy. This book will be the ideal primer for students wanting to understand the key debates, and get a sense of how they might develop in the future.

Number of Pages: 147
Genre: History
Sub-Genre: Modern / 18th Century, Modern / 19th Century, World
Series Title: Debates in World History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Academic
Language: English
Street Date: October 22, 2015
TCIN: 23987043
UPC: 9781472589354
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-5250
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