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WHERE WE CAME IN

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The Industrial Revolution
Reconsidered by Asa Briggs
Professor of Modern History in the University of Leeds
Our modern, mechanised, urban society has its roots in the Industrial Revolution of the late eighteenth and the nineteenth centuries. In this series of six programmes Professor Briggs is reviewing our ideas of the Industrial Revolution in the light of modern research and contemporary issues. In each broadcast he introduces a specialist on some aspect of the subject.
2-Business Initiative and Technical Invention
Professor Briggs discusses with Charles Wilson , Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge, the relationship between the work of the inventor and the enterprise of the businessman in Britain's industrial revolution. How did inventiveness and enterprise working together create rapid economic growth?

Contributors

Unknown: Asa Briggs
Unknown: Charles Wilson

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