Liverpool, Manchester and the hubs of world trade
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Dugan, D. (2004). Liverpool, Manchester and the hubs of world trade [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/685
In two sequences, Simon Schaffer sketches the background to the linking of Liverpool and Manchester, with their world networks, through the railways. The combination of textiles and slavery produced huge wealth and incentives to efficient communications. London saw incremental growth, but southern Lancashire witnessed revolutionary growth which amazed people.
industrial revolution, trade
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