How Industry Changed Politics
Lecture no. 17 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
As industrialists in the 18th and 19th centuries became wealthy, they were able to gain political power and influence national policy. Delve into the debates over free trade and the political regulation of industry. Then look at some of the era’s efforts at political reform and several notable acts of Parliament.