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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wilson, C. H. (Charles Henry)
England's apprenticeship, 1603-1763.
New York, St. Martin's Press 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
C H Wilson
|Description:||xvi, 413 p. illus., maps. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Pt. I. The lean years, 1603-1660. The seventeenth-century setting: social degree and social mobility ; Land and people: the rural foundations of society ; The trade of England: the seventeenth-century crisis ; Manufactures, markets and technology ; Public finance: the cost of kingship ; Economic and social aspects of the Great Rebellion --
Pt. II. The turning tide: 1660-1700. Agricultural surpluses and the spurs to improvement ; England the world's entrepôt ; The changing pattern of manufactures ; The pyramid of debt and credit ; Political arithmetic and social welfare --
Pt. III. The wealth and poverty of England, 1700-1763. Rural change ; The uses of adversity ; Trade, policy and war ; Concentration and diversification of manufactures ; An age of debts and taxes ; Towards a concept of social welfare --
Epilogue: In retrospect.
|Series Title:||Social and economic history of England.|
|Responsibility:||[by] Charles Wilson.|