History KS3 & KS4/GCSE: Why the Industrial Revolution Happened Here

Professor Jeremy Black explains the unique economic, social and political factors that helped Britain transform itself almost entirely by the 19th century.

Suitable for teaching history at Key Stage 3 and GCSE, Third Level and National 4 & 5, in particular units on the Victorians and the Industrial Revolution.

Josiah Wedgwood: Genius of the Industrial Revolution
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The brains behind the Industrial Revolution
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The growth of industry and factory towns in Britain
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The importance of coal in the Industrial Revolution
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The transport revolution: Britain's canal network
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Why did Britain need a better road network?
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