Revolution, Liberalism, and Nationalism
in Europe, 1789-1914

Primary Source Links for The Industrial Revolution

Alexis de Tocqueville (Portrait)

Agricultural England (1)

Agricultural England (2)

The Flying Shuttle (John Kay)

The Spinning Jenny (James Hargreaves)

The Water Frame (Richard Arckwright)

The Power Loom (Edmond Cartwright)

The Factory System

A Factory Building in Manchester

Industrial Manchester from Kersal Moor  (Painting by William Wylde, 1851)

A Description of Coketown from Charles Dickens' Hard Times (Document)

The Two Nations, from Benjamin Disraeli's Sybil (Document)

A Description and the History of Industrial Manchester (Document)

The Industrial City from Pugin's Contrasts

The Iron Works at Coalbrookdale (Philip de Loutherbourg)

The Iron Bridge at Coalbrookdale

The Steam Engine (James Watts)

The Rocket (Contemporary Image)

Replica of the Rocket

An Annimated Model of the Rocket (From the BBC)

Early Railway Carriage

The Great Western Railway

Train Travel in the Nineteenth Century

Women in the Coal Pits, 1842 (Document)

Andrew Ure, The Philosophy of the Manufactures (Document)

The Mills at New Lanark (Robert Owen)

New Lanark from the Air

Karl Marx (Portrait)


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