Steam Engines and Pin Making
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Continue your investigation of the Industrial Revolution with a look at how the invention of the steam engine allowed us to produce more goods more efficiently. Then examine the division of labor and Adam Smith’s story of pin making to see how the integration of social and technical innovations caused dramatic improvements in production.