Tides of History
Tides of History
Wondery / Patrick Wyman
How the Industrial Revolution Changed the World: Interview with Economist Duncan Weldon
41 minutes Posted Sep 9, 2021 at 2:00 am.
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It’s not an exaggeration to say that the whole of human history can be divided into two parts: before the Industrial Revolution, and after. Economist Duncan Weldon joins me to talk about the Industrial Revolution, why it started in Britain, and the trajectory of the British economy over the past two centuries. 

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