Covering this major period in world history, The Who's Who of the Industrial Revolution introduces key players who significantly influenced the outcome of this crucial economic development.
Included are biographies of such figures as Samuel Slater, the Englishman who introduced the cotton mill to the United States, starting a revolution in the American cotton industry, and Robert Owen, a reformer who helped form the first trade unions in Britain to secure better conditions for workers.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages, 30 colour and black & white photographs
- Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
- Publication Date: 01/01/2013
- Category: History
- ISBN: 9780750272193