Developments Preceding the European Industrial Revolution

A 5 page survey of the major developments that lead to the European Industrial Revolution. Writer traces major religious, political and economic developments from 1100 A.D. up through the Eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Early Industry and Recent Technology

A 7 page paper comparing the effects of the industrial revolution and the digital age. The industrial revolution was a true 'revolution,' the likes of which had never before been seen. Such is not the case with the Internet, however. There are aspects of the Internet that can be said to be revolutionary, and of course nothing technologically like it has existed before. There are many parallels with the industrial revolution; both fit into a pattern of development that began even before the industrial revolution. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The Second Industrial Revolution

A 3 page paper on the second Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Gaining of Dominance by Europe 1560 - 1890

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution combined with political developments. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Did the Industrial Revolution Improve the Standard of Living:

This 5 page paper dicusses the impact which the industrial revolution had on the lives of people. While it is often the assumption that the industrial revolution improved people's lives, in many ways this was not the reality. Bibliography lits 5 sources.

Hobsbawm's Age Of Revolution

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double perspective: from the economic standpoint and from the eyes of the workers. An examination of his views on the Industrial and French revolutions is provided. No additional sources are listed.

"The Communist Manifesto": Combination Of Political And Economic Themes

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which had previously adopted capitalism, as well as delving deep into his interpretation of important aspects of the concept of capitalism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Comparing the Scientific and Industrial Revolutions 1500-1750

A 5 page paper discussing the two 'revolutions' with emphasis on England. The machinery, methods and products of the Industrial Revolution are now curiosities of history; the contributions of the Scientific Revolution live on in fact. The Industrial Revolution provided lessons in how people should not be expected to live, and reasons that children should be barred from heavy or repetitive-motion labor that not only could be immediately dangerous but even affect their further growth and development. The Scientific Revolution provided a foundation on which scientists even today continue to build. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Importance of Cotton in the Industrialisation of Britain

This 16 page paper considers how and why cotton was so important in the occurrence of the industrial revolution. The paper considers the background to the industrial revolution, including the political and economic thought of the time, such as Adam Smith's 'Wealth of Nations' as well as the changes in social distribution following the Enclosure Acts and the developing technology. The writer considers how cotton was the catalyst that brought together all of these divergent factors to create the industrial revolution and spark the economic and social changes subsequently seen. The writer also considers why no other commodity could have had the same far-reaching impact of the development of this time. The bibliography cites 9 sources.

What Would Have Happened If The Computer Revolution Took Place At The Same Time As The Industrial Revolution?

4 pages in length. The popular adage that contends too much of a good thing can be bad might readily be applied had the computer revolution occurred at the same time as the Industrial Revolution. Looking at it from the perspective of twenty-first century understanding, where virtually everything in the modern world revolves around or is operated by computers, it seems wholly unlikely that anything positive would have come out of this simultaneous coupling when the Industrial Revolution was itself a monumental period of advancement all on its own. In essence, it was result of a series of events that took place to set the stage for industrialism; there was a tangible timeline that provided for the progression toward the Industrial Revolution. Contrarily, there would have been no precursor to usher in the computer revolution had it occurred at the same time and, as such, would have undoubtedly thrown the early twentieth century into a tailspin. No bibliography.

The Industrial Revolution that is the Internet

Computerization and the emerging information highway is transforming the American economy. Computers are changing the composition and distribution of labor, improving labor efficiency, and creating new markets and new forms of organizations. The advent of the Internet has led to a shift in the market strategy that can be compared with the changes that were wrought with the Industrial Revolution. This 8 page paper examines the similarities between the Industrial Revolution and the advent of the Internet. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Industrial Revolution In Great Britain

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based and thus impacted even the smallest details of modern life. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Class Struggles through European History

This 5 page paper talks about how social class changed between the time of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment and from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution. The impact of the French Revolution is highlighted. Bibliography lists 5 sources

Radical Ideas in Early America

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the ideas to come from the American Revolution as well as ideas which preceded it, such as those which sprang from the Enlightenment. Also discussed is the period shortly after the revolution and more briefly, contemporary American society. The radical nature of the early American ideas is explored. Theorists such as Thomas Paine and John Locke are emphasized. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Communist Manifesto: Its Development and Changes Based on the Revolutions in Europe

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Communist Manifesto from its formation and the influence of the French Revolution to its revision inspired by the European revolutions of 1848, the year it was published. The revised Manifesto emphasized action and interaction and was adopted by the European unions which still are strong symbols today of the equality working classes within the state. Bibliography lists 6 sources.