Liberty's dawn

A people's history of the industrial revolution
Author(s): 
Griffin, Emma
ISBN: 
9780300205251
Date published: 
March 2014
Paperback
Price: 
£12.99

Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.