The Industrial Revolution

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Evans Brothers, 2008 - Industrial revolution - 62 pages
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This series takes a fresh look at history by using original documents as the starting point for studying major events or periods in the past. The author draws on a wide range of sources, from diaries and letters to speeches and legal documents. Each document is set in context and fully annotated. They have been set in modern type for legibility, but photographs of some of the original documents are also shown. The books are highly illustrated with photographs, reproductions and maps.
  

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Good information and easy to navigate also descriptive, good use of pictures also.

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This book shares about the industrial revolution and includes legal documents as well as photography providing insight in to the lives of American and child laborers during the industrial revolution.

Contents

INTRODUCTION
6
MORE OF EVERYTHING
12
THE GLOBAL ADVENTURE
18
COAL AND IRON 26 WORKSHOP OF THE WORLD
28
MAKING A FORTUNE 34 THE ENVIRONMENT
36
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

Stewart Ross is a prize-winning author of books for children, and has written two novels, several plays, two librettos, and several widely acclaimed historical works. His books have been translated into about a dozen languages. After several years teaching at various institutions Stewart has become one of Britain's most prolific and popular authors. He has published over 175 titles for adults and children. Ross is also a frequent, popular speaker to student and adult audiences. His book, The Story of Scotland has won two literary awards.

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