Why did the industrial revolution take place in eighteenth century britain and not elsewhere in europe or asia in this convincing new account robert allen argues that the british industrial revolution was a successful response to the global economy of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. The industrial revolution was a pivotal point in british history that occurred between the mid eighteenth and mid nineteenth centuries and led to far reaching transformations of society with the advent of revolutionary manufacturing technology productivity boomed machines were used to spin and . In this very short introduction robert c allen analyzes the key features of the industrial revolution in britain and the spread of industrialization to other countries he considers the factors that combined to enable industrialization at this time including britains position as a global commercial empire and discusses the changes in . The british industrial revolution in global perspective how commerce created the industrial revolution and modern economic growth by robert c allen professor of economic history department of economics and nuffield college oxford university email boballennuffieldoxfordacuk 2006. Robert c allens the british industrial revolution in global perspective shows that it is still possible to say something new and important on this most crowded of topics and to do so with lucidity linda colley source the times literary supplement stunningly good study of the industrial revolution
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