The industrialization of Europe took place
in 1750 that chiefly occurred in Britain. This revolution was marked by three
segments each of which was associated with different region as well as
technology. The structure of the economy changed along with technological innovations.
New types of investments shifted the focus to the manufacturing in the newly
built large- scale factories.
statement: The basic concept associated with the
industrial revolution was to shift the economy from the agrarian sector to
industrial and commercial sectors.
revolution has a deep-rooted impact on the society and culture of the European
nations and all of these countries utilized the new sources for revolutionising
production. There were three levels in which, Britain pioneered the initial
phase. It was then followed by France and Germany while the third phase
industrialized Italy, Austria, Russia, Spain and Sweden.
revolution had a far reaching social impacts, varied across region as well as
class. New class and family structure emerged for adjusting with new wage
commercialization and production that shifted from the house to large industries
(Fernihough and Kevin 2014). Capitalism
originated from industrialization that greatly impacted on social structure.
Industrial revolution caused mass migration to the urban and semi urban areas
from rural places for employment.
culture of Europe also influenced by the industrial revolution where the class
discrimination became prominent. Before the revolution the society was divided
into two classes elites and poor, but a new class was introduced which was
consisted of entrepreneurs, lawyers, teachers, physicians and shopkeepers. They
were the middle class or bourgeoisie (De Pleijt,
Alexandra and Jan 2016).
to the Industrial revolution, the economy began to focus on the industrial
productions rather than agriculture. The lazy rural life was transformed into
busy, disciplined life. The position of the women changed greatly as they also
started to earn like men.