Monday 22 January 2018, 9.00AM
The Development and Impact of Britain’s Railways (1825-1914)
This course explores how the railways contributed to the transformation of Britain in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It will discuss how and why railways were constructed and the extent of the government’s role in this process. The many changes the arrival of the railways brought to the nation will be discussed, including the boost they gave to trade and industry, how they transformed the leisure pursuits of the masses, and their contribution to the growth of cities.
David Turner PhD
Location: Online flexible study