Industrial revolution

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Industrialrevolution

Thedocument below analyzes the industrial revolution. It is one of theremarkable transitions that transformed the entire world. It startedin England in eighteenth century before spreading to other parts ofthe world. It gained popularity due to the impact it made to peoplein the entire globe. Numerous books, articles as well as other workshave discussed this concept. The depth and comprehensiveness of theseworks, however, vary from one work to another. The document belowanalyzes three different articles about industrial revolution byencyclopedia Britannica, history.com and Joseph A. Montagna on thebasis of their content. It aims at determining the articles’relevance, objectivity and credibility. Random method was used inchoosing

Discussion

TheIndustrial Revolution by Joseph A. Montagna

Thisarticle consist credible and relevant information concerning thewhole concept of industrial revolution. It also indicates the timingsof the industrial revolution when it came into manifestation. Theauthor indicates that the revolution started in the year 1760 to1850. He, however, notes that the year 1760 was just the eve ratherthe revolution had started approximately two centuries prior thisyear. This gives as an overview of how the real concept was carriedthrough although shallowly. The article also analyzes theadvancements that took place during this revolution which broughtchanges in agricultural techniques. It also led to technologicaladvancement in industrial set ups. The article discussescomprehensively the changes which took place in the textilesindustry, agricultural sector, coal mining, transportation, ironindustry, human aspect, labor and development of steam power. Thearticle was objective in that it captures the essential aspects whichtook place as a result of this revolution (Joseph, 2015).

Industrialrevolution by history.com

Thisarticle is more historical than objective in terms of the wholeconcept of industrial revolution. It aims at explaining how theevents of industrial revolution took place systematically. However,it touches on the events that took place although shallowly. Thishence raises concerns on the comprehensiveness of the significance ofindustrial revolution. However, it gives the readers on the stages inwhich the revolution utilized to be fully manifested. The articlestarts by describing life prior to the revolution and how therevolution influenced the lives of people. It utilizes a comparativestrategy excellent and hence bringing out clearly the role played bythe industrial revolution. It also explains Britain and terms it asthe industrial revolution’s birth place. The article then explainshow the revolution went beyond Britain to other parts of the world.The information is relevant and timely while its credibility isassured being written by renowned authors in historical matters(History.com).

Industrialrevolution by Encyclopædia Britannica

Thiscan be termed as an excellent article since it is both historical andobjective. It analyzes how the and when the revolution took place aswell as the real events that characterized this revolution. Thearticle termed the revolution as the process of change fromhandicraft, agrarian economy to an economy dominated by machine andindustry manufacture. It also subdivides the industrial revolution intwo phases. This is an excellent measure since it helps the reader tounderstand that it was a process. It also explains the changes bothin an economic setup and in a noneconomic setup (Editors ofEncyclopædia Britannica, 2015). In the industrial setup the articleindicates that advancements that were achieved include use of newenergy sources, invention of new machines and developments incommunication and transport sector among others. The nonindustrialsphere encompassed agricultural advancements and political changesamong others. The article contains relevant information while itsdiscussion reveals excellent objectivity.

References

Editorsof Encyclopædia Britannica, (2015). .Encyclopædia Britannica.

http://www.britannica.com/event/Industrial-Revolution

History.com,(n.d). Industrial revolution. History.com.

http://www.history.com/topics/industrial-revolution

Joseph,A., (2015). . Yale-NewHaven Teachers Institute

http://www.yale.edu/ynhti/curriculum/units/1981/2/81.02.06.x.html