Category Archives: Nineteenth Century

Why did we choose to industrialize?

This Saturday, I had the great pleasure of participating in a book roundtable on Robert Sweeny’s Why Did We Choose to Industrialize? at the Social Science History Association conference in Chicago. Robert is an incredibly engaged and engaging scholar. We (Martin … Continue reading

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“The Power of Peace: New Perspectives on the Congress of Vienna (1814-1815)” I posted on this conference earlier and expressed the wish to go. Check out the podcasts – they are worth your time. I have found plenty of material to integrate into my Congress of Vienna module.

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Two new mapping resources

MT @natlibscot: Free online maps show how Victorian towns & cities developed — Steven Gray (@Sjgray86) March 21, 2014 Take a virtual stroll around Georgian London in these incredible 1830's London Street Views. — Keir Clarke (@KeirClarke) … Continue reading

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