Ideal wet weather reading

In time for the long weekend, Behemoth: A history of the factory and the making of the modern world by Joshua Freeman has just arrived at Enlightenment Towers. It’s pouring with rain (well, what else would the weather do on a holiday weekend), I have an easter egg to eat, so as soon as I’ve finished reviewing a research proposal I know what I’ll be doing…

 

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  1. As someone who grew up surrounded by factories their histories are fascinating. So far as the UK is concerned what we often lose sight of is the shipyards of the Royal Navy, thank you King Henry VIII and the monastic institutions engaged in specialist things that needed to go private, again the same monarch. Perhaps we should ignore his unhappy marital history and concentrate on his economics.

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