Britain from Iron Bridge to Crystal Palace, 1789-1851

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: part of HIST 325

Explores the opportunities and challenges presented to Britain by the French and Industrial Revolutions of the late 18th century, and considers how and why they generated new attitudes towards society, politics, religion and culture. Traces Britain's rise as the world's greatest economic power from the beginnings of industrialism to the triumphant hosting of the first ever world's fair in 1851.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 314A, HIST 325.

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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