HOW IT STARTED

THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN EUROPE

Read how the Industrial Revolution started in the United Kingdom and spread into the countries of the European continent with different speed and intensity.
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INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Brief articles on the industrial history of all 51 countries that are partly or entirely considered part of Europe from a political, cultural or geographical point of view.
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HISTORY OF SELECTED BRANCHES OF INDUSTRY

Learn more about the history and development of those selected braches of industry we present at our European Theme Routes.
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THE DARK SIDES OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Not to be forgotten: the negative sides and consequences of industrialisation, such as slavery, colonialism, environmental destruction, workers' misery and resistance ...
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STORIES ABOUT PEOPLE: BIOGRAPHIES

History is always made by people. Therefore, we don't present only sites, but also biographies of persons who influenced the industrial history.
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VIRTUAL EXHIBITION "LINKING EUROPE"

Our virtual exhibition focuses on the international links of industrialisation and demonstrates the connections between local stories and the wider picture of European industrial development.
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INDUSTRIAL HISTORIES YOU LIKE TO LISTEN TO

You like to listen to stories? Perhaps stories telling about industrial history, or about people and their working or living conditions? Here you are right ...
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BROCHURE: EUROPEAN INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE

From its very beginning, industrialisation has crossed borders - it was never a purely national phenomenon. ERIH's brochure is a first step to present the various European links and interconnections.
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