The Industrial Revolution, by Charles Beard; With a Preface by F. York Powell


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...the factory system. In the old domestic system little machinery was required, but the factory system altered the situation. Capital became relatively more important than labour. Machinery, vast quantities of raw materials, and funds to meet large running expenses were necessary to meet the demands of ...

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