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Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here

Title
Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here [electronic resource (video)] / BBC Worldwide Ltd.
Published
New York, N.Y. : Infobase, [2014], c2013.
Physical Description
1 streaming video file (52 min.) : sd., col.
Local Notes
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Notes
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on March 21, 2014.
Films on Demand is distributed by Infobase for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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Summary
Historian and professor Jeremy Black explains the unique economic, social, and political conditions that led to Britain becoming the richest, most powerful nation in the 19th century. Factors in this transformation include Britain's coal reserves; the development of political liberalism that fostered innovation; the consumer revolution; and colonization.
Variant and related titles
Films on demand.
Other formats
Originally produced: BBC Worldwide Ltd, 2013.
Format
Images / Online / Video & Film
Language
English
Added to Catalog
May 20, 2019
System details note
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience
8 & up.
Contents
Industrial Revolution Introduction (2:13)
Fossil Fuel Revolution (2:46)
Steam Engine Innovation (1:49)
British Scientific Freedom (2:29)
Industrial Enlightenment (2:13)
Soho Manufactory (5:04)
Birmingham Innovations (4:08)
Britain's Liberal Climate (1:16)
Scientific Censorship in France (3:45)
Funding the Industrial Revolution (2:10)
Protecting British Trade Interests (3:19)
West Indies Slavery (2:43)
Sugar Cane Industry (2:11)
British Consumer Revolution (1:50)
Josiah Wedgwood (4:30)
Improving Britain's Road Network (3:12)
Trent and Mersey Canal (3:15)
Industrial Revolution Conditions (1:49)
Credits: Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here (0:43)
Videorecording number
55745 Infobase
Genre/Form
Educational films.
Internet videos.
Also listed under
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Infobase.
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