Industrial Revolution (The Who's Who of No. 5)

Industrial Revolution (The Who's Who of No. 5)

By: Clive Gifford (author)Paperback

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Covering this major period in world history, The Who's Who of the Industrial Revolution introduces key players who significantly influenced the outcome of this crucial economic development. Included are biographies of such figures as Samuel Slater, the Englishman who introduced the cotton mill to the United States, starting a revolution in the American cotton industry, and Robert Owen, a reformer who helped form the first trade unions in Britain to secure better conditions for workers.

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Clive Gifford is an award-winning author and editor of children's books.


The Industrial Revolution James Hargreaves Richard Arkwright Abraham Darby Samuel Slater James Brindley James Watt George Stephenson Eli Whitney Adams Smith Robert Owen Anthony Ashley-Cooper Romanticism Timeline: The Industrial Revolution Glossary Further information Index

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  • publication date: 10/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780750272193
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 32
  • ID: 9780750272193
  • weight: 160
  • ISBN10: 0750272198

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