Programs in Leeds

Building Britain, 1700-1840: Industrial ‘Revolution’ or ‘Evolution’?

University of Leeds

In the short span between the accession of George III (1760) and the death of his son William IV (1837) the face of England changed dramatically. Roads, railways, rivers and canals sprung up across the land and country hamlets became populous towns. Factories replaced farms and chimney stacks dwarfe... read more