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Workers in the industrial revolution

recent studies of labor in the United States and Europe

by Peter N. Stearns

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Published by Transaction Books in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Working class -- United States -- History,
    • Working class -- Europe -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Peter N. Stearns, Daniel J. Walkowitz.
      ContributionsWalkowitz, Daniel J., joint comp.
      LC ClassificationsHD8072 .S822
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 442 p. ;
      Number of Pages442
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5436639M
      ISBN 10087855081X, 0878555773
      LC Control Number73085101

      Small businesses were at the heart of the economic growth and social transformation that characterized the Industrial Revolution in Britain. In towns across north-west England, shops and workshops dominated the streetscape, and helped to satisfy an increasing desire for consumer goods. Yet, despite their significance, we know surprisingly little about these firms . Factory system, system of manufacturing that began in the 18th century and is based on the concentration of industry into specialized and often large establishments. The system arose during the Industrial Revolution, and it replaced the domestic system, in which workers made goods in their homes or workshops.

        The 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) is a way of describing the blurring of boundaries between the physical, digital, and biological worlds. It’s a fusion of advances in artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing, genetic engineering, quantum computing, and other technologies. Works Cited: The Industrial Revolution “15 Mind Blowing Facts About Wealth and Inequality in America.” Business Insider. Business Insider, 9 April Web. 25 May “ Factory Act.” British National Archives. British National Archives, n.d. Web. 25 July Ashton, T.S. The Industrial Revolution:

        A new phase in the Industrial Reolution was evolving as workers – the so-called “white slaves of England” – began to fight for their right to . Many skilled workers and artisans left their trades and went to work in the factories. The following industrial advantages enabled England to lead the way in Europe's Industrial Revolution: a sufficient work force, enough natural resources, enough willing investors to invest in the industry books by Dickens and Disraeli, and labor.

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