Britain from Iron Bridge to Crystal Palace, 1789-1851
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.