EUROPE IN THE PERIOD 1730-1830
England and France were like at that time. Mechanical toys in France.
The production of porcelain in Meissen, in Germany. Why mass production
using machines took off in England before elsewhere. The importance
of clubs in Britain. The desire to make money. The importance of technologies.
The diffusion of useful knowledge. Wedgwood's success. What happened
in India and elsewhere. The colonial story of America. Markets and