Why The Stuart Restoration Gave Us The Industrial Revolution

Episode 6

July 05, 2024

A look at the major reason why Britain got the Industrial Revolution ahead of others: the Stuart Restoration of 1660.

For more information, see Martin's new book on the Industrial Revolution:

Forging Modernity

Intro/outro music:

Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 - Finale.

Source: John Michel Cello

Cover image:

First sale of Hudson's Bay fur at Garraway's Coffee House, 1671

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