Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm | 9781565845619 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution

Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution

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by Eric Hobsbawm
     
 

ISBN-10: 1565845617

ISBN-13: 9781565845619

Pub. Date: 09/01/1999

Publisher: New Press, The

Premier historian Eric Hobsbawm’s brilliant study of the Industrial Revolution, which sold more than a quarter of a million copies in its original edition, is now back in print, updated for a new generation. In Industry and Empire, Hobsbawm explores the origin and dramatic course of the Industrial Revolution over two hundred and fifty years and its

Overview

Premier historian Eric Hobsbawm’s brilliant study of the Industrial Revolution, which sold more than a quarter of a million copies in its original edition, is now back in print, updated for a new generation. In Industry and Empire, Hobsbawm explores the origin and dramatic course of the Industrial Revolution over two hundred and fifty years and its influence on social and political institutions. He describes and accounts for Britain’s rise as the first industrial power, its decline from domination, its special relation with the rest of the world, and the effects of this trajectory on the lives of its ordinary citizens. This new edition includes a fascinating summary of events of the last twenty years, and an illuminating new conclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565845619
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
411
Sales rank:
262,914
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 8.50(h) x 5.50(d)

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