The Industrial Revolution by Peter Hepplewhite
  

Synopsis

The Industrial Revolution by Peter Hepplewhite

The book offers a chronological political history of the Industrial Revolution, as well as chapters on the major themes. Topics include developments in technology, the factory system and working life for men, women and children, education in factories and schools, the growth of industrial towns, and the effects of the Industrial Revolution on the military, ships and seafaring, rail travel, holidays and on local communities. Easy to navigate, each spread deals with a different topic and consists of maps, diagrams, artwork and photographs. Complete with timeline, glossary and 2-page index.

About the Author

Peter Hepplewhite

Peter Hepplewhite is an ex history teacher who is an education officer at Tyne and Wear Archive Services. He co-wrote Horrible Histories: Awesome Egyptians with Terry Deary and has written non-fiction titles for Wayland, Hodder and Hamlyn. He wrote two of the books in the series A World in Flames, about World War II for Macmillan.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Peter Hepplewhite
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

23rd July 2015

ISBN

9780750294850


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