• The Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution

  • A Captivating Guide to the Age of Reason and a Period of Major Industrialization
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Zenobia
  • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: History, Europe
  • 4.9 out of 5 stars (21 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution, then pay attention....

Two captivating manuscripts in one audiobook:

  • Age of Enlightenment: A Captivating Guide to the Age of Reason, Including the Lives of Isaac Newton, Francis Bacon, John Locke, and Mary Somerville
  • The Industrial Revolution: A Captivating Guide to a Period of Major Industrialization and the Introduction of the Spinning Jenny, the Cotton Gin, Electricity, and Other Inventions

Here are just some of the topics covered in part one of this audiobook:

  • The Republic of Letters
  • Michel de Montaigne
  • Francis Bacon
  • Marie de Gournay
  • René Descartes
  • Bathsua Makin
  • Anna Maria Van Schurman
  • Dorothy Moore
  • Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia
  • Robert Boyle
  • John Locke
  • Isaac Newton
  • England's civil war
  • The Royal Society of London
  • Marie du Moulin
  • Conflict in the royal society
  • Charles-Louis de Secondat (Montesquieu)
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • David Hume
  • Adam Smith
  • The Boston Tea Party
  • Thomas Paine
  • The American Revolution
  • François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire)
  • Mary Sommerville
  • And much, much more!

Here are just some of the topics covered in part two of this audiobook:

  • Birth of the revolution
  • British Motors start rolling
  • Cogs of the revolution
  • Dissemination of change
  • Sparks of a new revolution
  • Effects of the transformation
  • And much, much more!

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I love it!

The Enlightened Economy would be an excellent suggestion for the listening list of a graduate student seeking a thoughtful review of much of the literature on the Industrial Revolution. More casual general listeners should be forewarned, however, that this is a work of scholarship, packed with details that may not consistently hold their interest.

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Awesome audible

These connecting sinews between Enlightenment thought and economic development seems plausible enough, although one might quibble that author is stronger at asserting the nexus than he is at demonstrating it compellingly. The bulk of his book, in fact, is not especially dependent on the scaffolding of this theme and could easily stand alone.

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brilliant

He proposes that the Enlightenment abetted economic development on another front, as well: it helped place "rent-seeking" (mercantilist policies of monopoly and privilege) on the defensive, as the ideas of Adam Smith and others filtered into political discourse.

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well done

The author believes the extensive literature on the Enlightenment and the Industrial Revolution have remained mostly disjointed from one another. In The Enlightened Economy, he seeks to connect them.

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I definitely recommended this audible to everyone

Great books and very interesting. I really enjoyed this audible very much and learned a lot from this audible. I definitely recommended this audible to everyone.

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A great piece of work!

So much content in this book with two powerful movements in history. A great piece of work! Great books and very interesting.

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Great job!

Two very important events are the subject of these books. A good thorough loom at these movements makes for a fascinating guide! Great job!

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It was a great journey into our history.

This set of books complemented each other. The people who were influencing the world around them was fascinating. The industrial revolution would have different without them. It was a great journey into our history.

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Amazing!

A great duo of books, quick insight to some of the best thinkers that got us to where we are today, and how the industrial revolution got us to where we are today also. The books definitely pique the interest and make you want to dive in a little deeper about the subject.

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A great Audible!

Many events affect humanity but change happens on a grander scale. These two books cover such eras of grand scale that change how we innovated and operated as a society in thought as well as in productivity shaping the world along the way. A great Audible!