Overview

factory system

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-4 of 4 entries

View:

Factory System

Factory System   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Social sciences, Economics
Length:
4,690 words
Illustration(s):
1

One of the most important economic and social changes associated with the Industrial Revolution was the emergence of the factory ...

factory work

factory work   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Canadian History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
452 words

A centralized, technologically advanced system of manufacturing based on wage labour. Before factories, goods were produced in family households or ...

factory system

factory system   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

Often regarded as the archetypal symbol of Britain's industrial revolution, the factory system is neither easily categorized nor explained [ ...

Factory System.

Factory System.   Reference library

Thomas Dublin

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
876 words
The shift of manufacturing from hand to machine processes was a central element of the Industrial Revolution that transformed the early modern economy and contributed to the emergence of ... More

View: