Historians disagree about whether the Industrial Revolution should be viewed as a rapid or a gradual change. Based on the reading and video, which interpretation do you agree with and why? Cite evidence from the reading and/or video to support your view.
While Merriman is specifically of the view that Industrial Revolution was a gradual change, Robert Poole view that Industrial Revolution in Manchester occurred rapidly, may imply that Manchester was an exception rather than the norm (Merriman, 553; Video, 5.36). This author also shares the view that the change was gradual. This is because though the centers of the revolution experienced rapid population growth and thus urbanization, scientific inventions that were the backbone of the Industrial Revolution and which changed the nature of work and the European economy as a whole was a gradual process. This view is in consonance with Merriman submission that mechanized production was a slow process that revolutionized both the textile and metallurgical industries (Merriman, 553). Merriman also posits that……………..
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