The Industrial Revolution & the Town

18th Century British History

By Professor Roey Sweet. Produced by Simon Brown, published 11th August 2015


In this podcast Professor Roey Sweet of the University of Leicester discusses the impact the Industrial Revolution had on towns and cities in Britain in the 18th century.

1. How did the town develop in 18th century Britain?
2. The transformation of the town.
3. Negative consequences of urban growth.
4. Impact on local government.
5. Crime.
6. The impact on the ordinary family.

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