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People vs Progress: The Transition from Coal to Oil in Britain

People vs Progress: The Transition from Coal to Oil in Britain

At the dawn of the 20th century, Britain was the world’s leading industrial power. The first nation to industrialise, dominating a global empire and world.. Read More →

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