Building Britain’s Canals
Lecture no. 10 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Transportation became critically important as new industries emerged. Find out how canal builders connected major cities by water, which greatly enhanced the country’s internal communications and allowed for the transportation of goods over long distances at relatively low cost. Look at the methods of building a canal and several key routes.