The Industrial Revolution
Oxford University Press, Jan 1, 1993 - Foreign Language Study - 64 pages
What did developments in the harnessing of power (wind, water, steam) and methods of transport (canals, roads, railroads) do for the average family? Here's the story of how nothing was ever the same after the amazing advances of the industrial age.
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