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Pacifists Making Guns: The Galton Family and Britain's Industrial Revolution

Date and Time: 
Thursday, November 15, 2018. 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Meeting Location: 
Humanities Center Boardroom
Workshop: 
History of Political Thought
Meeting Description: 

Professor Satia is giving a talk based on her recent book, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution. This work reframes the Industrial Revolution, the expansion of the British empire, and the emergence of industrial capitalism by presenting them as inextricable from the gun trade.

Priya Satia is a professor of modern British history at Stanford University.