The Industrial Revolution in World History

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Index
Abuse, 63, 64
Acid rain, 212, 229
Advertising, 142
Africa, 17, 76, 80, 152 (figure), 156, 201-202, 228
European exploitation of, 12, 83, 84, 93, 96, 149, 153-154, 199-200, 229-230
See also specific African countries
African Americans, 133, 227, 228
Agricultural equipment, 51, 112, 135
Agriculture, 5, 17, 18-19, 53, 111, 187, 189, 190, 230
commercial, 17, 52(figure), 150, 178, 230 (see also Cash crops)
innovation and mechanization of, 10, 20, 37, 51, 111, 113(figure), 120, 153, 156, 165, 203, 208-209
Air quality, 145, 184, 192, 212, 230
Air travel, 175, 223
Alemán Valdes, Miguel, 188
Alger, Horatio, 67
Algeria, 84, 229
Ali, Muhammed, 78
Allgemeine Elektrizitaets Gesellschaft, 49-50
Alsace, 49
American Express, 140
Americanization, 227
American Standard Oil Company, 154
Anarchism, 108
Antitrust laws, 236
Appliances, 135, 136, 178, 200, 208, 212, 225, 226
Argentina, 79, 82, 162
Aristocracy, 39, 66, 74, 120
Arkwright, Richard, 23, 45
Armaments, 43, 49, 51, 76, 81, 84, 85, 145, 208. See also Guns
Arms race. See Cold War
Art, 71
Artificial Silk Company (Myszkov), 103
Artisans, 20, 39, 59-60, 66, 69, 75, 106, 107, 124, 135
Asia, 24, 34, 76, 80, 81, 84, 93, 128, 149, 151, 185. See also Pacific Rim; specific Asian countries
Asian financial crisis ( 1990s), 185
Assembly line, 129, 136-137
Australia, 1, 150, 163, 164-165, 184-185, 199, 210, 225, 232
Automation, 173, 174, 214-215
Automobiles, 3, 136-138,137(figure), 142, 183, 190, 203-204, 219(figure), 225, 226
Bacon, Francis, 35
Bakeries, commercial, 24, 107, 135
Bangkok, 184
Banking, 26, 35, 49, 55, 77, 83, 115, 117, 120, 121, 128, 158, 183, 184, 189, 224
bank failures, 55, 185
Beer. See Brewing
Belgian Congo. See Zaire
Belgium, 34, 44-45, 102
Bell Laboratories, 214
Benefits, 58-59, 124, 140, 141
Bengal, 77, 162
Bessemer converter, 30, 44, 51, 134
Bessemer, Henry, 30
Bicycle, 142
Big business, 2-3, 49-51, 116-117, 121, 129-131, 138, 182, 185, 215, 224-226, 236. See also Corporations; specific firms

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