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The Industrial Revolutionaries: The Creators of the Modern World 1776 - 1914 Hardcover – 9 Aug 2007

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  • Hardcover: 432 pages
  • Publisher: Atlantic Books; Main edition (9 Aug. 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781843545842
  • ISBN-13: 978-1843545842
  • ASIN: 1843545845
  • Product Dimensions: 16.7 x 3.4 x 22.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 14 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,496,265 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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`Ambitious... clear-sighted... fascinating... Instead of simply replacing one set of triumphalist myths with an alternative one, Weightman practises real history.' -- Brian Morton, Sunday Herald

`In this lively study we have a wealth of vivid portraits of figures from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries... Excellent.'
-- Leo McKinstry, Literary Review

`Subtle and varied.' -- Kathryn Hughes, Guardian

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International in its sweep, vivid in its execution and original in its argument, this is a thrilling account of the worldwide industrial revolution.

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