Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm

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itel: Industry and Empire: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution – Forfatter: Eric Hobsbawm

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This is a study of the Industrial Revolution by historian Eric Hobsbawm, where Industry and the Empire are described from a Marxist point of view.  Furthermore, how the Industrial Revolution affects social and political matters, and the division of labor. He describes Britain as the “first industrial power” and describes the effects on the population of the Empire.

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