New Book: Empire of Guns

New Book: Empire of Guns


Birmingham's Gun Trade

Did war shape the Industrial Revolution?

​Was the transformation of Britain from an agricultural economy to the first global industrial superpower driven by conflict?

This is the question adress in a fascinating new book Empire of Guns: The violent making of the Industrial Revolution by award-winning author, Priya Satia.


Priya Satia

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