A Survey of Factors Affecting the Teaching of Mathematics Outside the Universities in Britain in the Nineteenth Century
At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Britain was already well into its Industrial Revolution. When we consider that in the space of some hundred years the transport system alone developed from the use of riding track and canal, through coach road to a complex railway network and even the first motor cars and airships, we have an indication of the rate of the change and the ease with which ideas flowed along the communication network, ready to be utilised by those who saw their potential and advantage.
KeywordsNineteenth Century Local Industry Royal Commission Teenth Century Social Conscience
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