Writing and Industrial Revolution, 1795 - 1835 with Jon Mee
|Dates:||26 April 2022|
|Times:||17:15 - 19:00|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||John Rylands Research Institute and Library|
|Who is it for:||Adults|
In this online event, Professor Jon Mee (University of York) presents, “All that the most romantic imagination could previously have conceived”: Writing an Industrial Revolution 1795 to 1835. Mee looks at three attempts to write a history of the 'Industrial revolution' before the idea was in circulation: John Aikin's Description of the Country round Manchester (1795), John Kennedy's Observations (1815), and Baines's History of the Cotton Manufacture (1835).
The event marks the launch of the TransPennine Romantic Research Connection.
The John Rylands Research Institute and Library invites you to join this presentation online via Zoom. A link will be sent in advance of the event date, once registered using Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/professor-jon-mee-presents-writing-an-industrial-revolution-1795-to-1835-tickets-299049243337
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