Monthly Archives: October 2009
Why Was the Industrial Revolution Midlandish?
Leigh Shaw-Taylor writes: A podcast of Professor R.C. Allen’s, 2009 Tawney lecture, Why was the Industrial Revolution British?, given at the Economic History Society annual conference, is now available on the EHS website at http://www.ehs.org.uk/downloads.asp
Spoke to Jill Reglin’s Writing class about “Is the Recession Over?”. A copy of the presentation is available at:
It’s in powerpoint format (ppt). If you don’t have Microsoft Powerpoint, download OpenOffice from the “Free Software” page link at the top of this page. OpenOffice is free and will open Powerpoint, Word, and Excel documents.
Interviewed last night on Channel 6, WLNS by Candace Burns. Topic: General Motors released September sales numbers they are down 45 percent from last year, and they are 35% less than last August. We know that The Lansing Delta Township Plant is looking to start a third shift next April to build the Chevy Traverse, but could that change if the numbers don’t pick up?