Mass-Producing Bicycles and Cars
Lecture no. 28 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Interchangeable parts and mass production took the Industrial Revolution to a new level. Beginning with the bicycle industry in the 1870s and continuing through the rise of automobiles in the 20th century, this lecture shows how mechanized transportation not only changed the world for consumers—it also transformed the business of factory labor.