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The Cambridge economic history of modern Britain. / Volume II, Economic maturity, 1860-1939

Author: Roderick Floud; Paul Johnson
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2003, cop. 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a readable and comprehensive account of British economic history from 1860 to 1939.

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Additional Physical Format: Cambridge economic history of modern Britain. Vol. 2, Economic Maturity, 1860-1939 [Ressource électronique] / ed. by Roderick Floud ... and Paul Johnson ...
[Cambridge] : Cambridge University Press, cop. 2008. (@Cambridge Histories Online)
(ABES)151916020
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roderick Floud; Paul Johnson
ISBN: 0521820375 9780521820370 0521527376 9780521527378
OCLC Number: 492905277
Notes: Autre(s) tirages(s) : 2008, 2010.
Description: 1 vol. (XIX-552 p.) : couv. ill. en coul., tabl., graph. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson; 1. Long run growth Nicholas Crafts; 2. Population and regional development, 1840-1940 Dudley Baines and Robert Woods; 3. Human capital and skills Stephen Broadberry; 4. Manufacturing and technological change Gary B. Magee; 5. The service sector Mark Thomas; 6. Agriculture 1860-1914 Michael Turner; 7. Trade 1870-1939: from globalisation to fragmentation C. Knick Harley; 8. Foreign investment, accumulation and empire, 1860-1914 Michael Edelstein; 9. Enterprise and management Tom Nicholas; 10. Domestic finance 1860-1914 P. L. Cottrell; 11. Living standards, 1860-1939 George Boyer; 12. The British economy between the wars Barry Eichengreen; 13. Unemployment and the labour market, 1870-1939 Timothy J. Hatton; 14. British Industry in the inter-war years Sue Bowden and David M. Higgins; 15. Industrial and commercial finance in the inter-war years Duncan M. Ross; 16. Scotland 1850-1939: growth and poverty Clive H. Lee; 17. Government and the economy, 1860-1939 Roger Middleton.
Responsibility: ed. by Roderick Floud ... and Paul Johnson ...

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'... these volumes are the best available economic history of modern Britain. They demonstrate not only the vitality of the subject but its fundamental importance and relevance.' History 'Teachers of Read more...

 
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