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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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5,380 words
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Oxford University Press

The Romantic age and the cultural and artistic movement of *Romanticism occupy no firm temporal boundaries. In large part, however, ...

Industrialization

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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
Length:
3,472 words
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Industrialization is the second of the great transformations of the human economy. The first was the beginning of agriculture some ...

industrialization

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
545 words

The process underlying the transition from primarily agricultural and craft production to machine-driven mass production organized on the factory model. ...

Industrialization

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
7,968 words
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3

[This entry includes four subentries, an overview and discussions of industrialization in Britain, in Japan, and in South Asia ...

Industrialization

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The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,690 words

with its complex of change that extended gradually throughout social and economic life in the nineteenth century, produced diverse effects ...

Industrialization and Deindustrialization

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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,350 words
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2

The processes of industrialization and deindustrialization shaped and redefined U.S. economic, social, and demographic structures and have influenced the lives ...

Industrialization.

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Walter Licht

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,261 words
Industrialization encompasses the growth of manufacturing, the increased adoption of mechanical means of production and natural-resource forms of energy, the spread of the wage-labor ... More

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