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.
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