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The Geography of the Industrial Revolution 1 1 LECTURE 17 – THE GEOGRAPHY OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION { OUTLINE z Key features of the Industrial Revolution z Place these within European context and show how it spreads across different historical waves of industrialization z Emphasis on how industrialization is articulated at the regional level 2 MAJOR TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATIONS* Newcomen steam engine (1712) John Kay’s flying shuttle (1733) Hargreaves’ spinning jenny (1764) Cartwright’s power loom (1780s) “Intelligent artisans experimenting in their workshops!”
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Unformatted text preview: 2 3 MAP OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN BRITAIN (1760-1790) 4 EUROPEAN INDUSTRIALIZATION (c. 1875) Source: Knox et al. (2008), based on Pollard (1981) The Geography of the Industrial Revolution 3 5 CONCLUSIONS: IMPORTANCE OF REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE { Regions across Britain/Europe during the Industrial Revolution have: z 1. distinct technological traditions z 2. different forms of industrial organization z 3. significant institutional differences { This implies different patterns of convergence and divergence...
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