Jeremy Black on Why the Industrial Revolution Happened in Britain

New Books in Economic and Business History | 26 August 2023 | 0h 25m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jeremy Black about his book Why the Industrial Revolution Happened in Britain. Discusses the factors behind the Industrial Revolution: coal and steam; entrepreneurs; consumerism, fashion and an ability to purchase goods; parliamentary government, the rule of law, a society open to talent, and no internal tariff boundaries; and factors combining to produce vital synergies.

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