Wedgwood and the Pottery Business
Lecture no. 9 from the course: The Industrial Revolution
Taught by Professor Patrick N. Allitt | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Meet Josiah Wedgwood, whose pottery is among the most famous in the world. Thanks to his innovations in pottery-making technique and his division and “de-skilling” of labor in his factories, he turned his family’s cottage industry into an immense, lucrative manufacturing phenomenon.