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.
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.
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.
THE DARK SIDES OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
The negative aspects and consequences of industrialisation, such as slavery, colonialism, environmental destruction, workers' misery and resistance... must not be concealed.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.