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4. The Great Acceleration

4. The Great Acceleration  

Erle C. Ellis

in Anthropocene: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
eISBN: 
9780191834738
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198792987.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198792987
The challenge for the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP) in 1999 was how to integrate the evidence of humans transforming Earth’s functioning as a system into a coherent ... More
1. Then and now

1. Then and now  

Robert C. Allen

in The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780191785450
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706786.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198706786
‘Industrial Revolution’ refers to the far reaching transformation of British society that occurred between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries. The Industrial Revolution saw great progress, ... More
The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction  

Robert C. Allen

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780191785450
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706786.001.0001
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book
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9780198706786
The Industrial Revolution was a pivotal point in British history that occurred between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries, and led to far reaching transformations of society. The ... More
3. Why the Industrial Revolution was British

3. Why the Industrial Revolution was British  

Robert C. Allen

in The Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2017
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Feb 2017
eISBN: 
9780191785450
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198706786.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198706786
‘Why the Industrial Revolution was British’ shows that the Industrial Revolution was Britain’s response to the challenges of globalization. First, world trade brought new products to ... More

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