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Video: Anton Howes on The Causes of The Industrial Revolution

Summary This summary was, as ever, prepared by Simon based only upon the video. Anton set about the task of explaining a 1500% increase in wealth from 1730-1820, excluding life style improvements derived from technological improvements in the quality of goods e.g. the lumen hours of light bulbs vs candles has risen as well. A…

Thursday Speaker : Anton Howes

Anton Howes will be speaking this Thursday at the Rose and Crown. Most of us know him as director of the Liberty League, but he will be speaking on his PhD topic: the causes of the industrial revolution. I was lucky enough to hear Anton speak on this topic before, and with a longer time…