EP025 The industrial revolution & shattering the energy ceiling.
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Forged in fire, the new era is born. The British unlock a new energy source and create the industrial revolution. Humanity around the world is transformed; no longer limited by our own muscles or the plodding of animals or the slow harnessing of wind and wave. Instead the British unleashed a revolution that allowed humanity to surpass all of its previous limit. Without this moment, nothing in the modern world would have been possible.
This show has
An outline of key concepts of energy sources and management.
The application of energy to useful tasks.
The early pioneers.
The great ripples of change.
Triumph of industry
Poverty in the midst of plenty.
Angry authors & a cultural shift.
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