The Worker's-Eye View
Lecture no. 15 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Step away from the machines and consider the human side of the Industrial Revolution. This lecture shows you how ordinary laborers struggled for autonomy and how they were especially vulnerable to fluctuations in the business cycle. Grapple with the powerful moral objections to capitalism, which were articulated most famously by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.