The Industrial Revolution

Fall 2013

HIEU 7471

The Industrial Revolution

Mark Thomas

This course will focus on European economic development in the period between 1750 and 1914, the period usually identified as the era of the Industrial Revolution.  The course will be organized on a topical basis, exploring the literature on population change, technology, capital and finance, transportation and markets, &c. as it relates to industrialization.   Evaluation will be on the basis of classroom discussion, a synthetic paper, and an end of semester exam.

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University of Virginia
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