The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History is a three-volume work of over 1, 000 entries on the rise and spread of the Industrial Revolution across the world. Entries comprise accessible but scholarly explorations of topics from the aaerospace industrya to azaibatsu.a Contributor articles not only address topics of technology and technical innovation but emphasize the individual human and social experience of industrialization. Entries include generous selections of biographical figures and human communities, with articles on entrepreneurs, working men and women, families, and organizations. They also cover legal developments, disasters, and the environmental impact of the Industrial Revolution. Each entry also includes cross-references and a brief list of suggested readings to alert readers to more detailed information.The Chevrolet Corvair was a six-cylinder answer to the Volkswagen Beetle. ... Problems with its aluminum engines would damage GMa#39;s reputation more than any vehicle in its history. During the late 1970s, GM initiated a wave of downsizing, starting with the Chevrolet Caprice, which was reborn as the Chevelle. ... From 2000 to 2001, the federal reserve, in a move to quell the stock market, made twelve successive interest rate increases, which reduced the availability of credit. To makeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History|
|Author||:||Kenneth E. Hendrickson, III|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2014-11-25|