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Making sense of the Industrial Revolution

Author: Steven King; Geoffrey Timmins
Publisher: Manchester [UK] ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, ©2001.
Series: Manchester studies in modern history.
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Making sense of the Industrial Revolution opens with a complete summary of the many debates in the literature on this period. The book then makes a strong case for re-introducing a regional approach to the history of the age. It goes on to look at the development of the economic structures, which include chapters on financing the revolution, technological change, markets and demand, transport and food. The final  Read more...
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King, Steven, 1966-
Making sense of the Industrial Revolution.
Manchester [UK] ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, c2001
(OCoLC)651984757
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven King; Geoffrey Timmins
ISBN: 0719050227 9780719050220
OCLC Number: 45957980
Description: xiii, 402 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Perceptions of the Industrial Revolution --
2. The rgionality of English economic development --
3. Technological change and work organisation --
4. Financing the Industrial Revolution --
5. Sellers and buyers: demand and the Industrial Revolution --
6. Feeding the Industrial Revolution --
7. The demography of the Industrial Revolution --
8. Families, households and individuals --
9. The changing economics of the household --
10. The built environment furing the Industrial Revolution.
Series Title: Manchester studies in modern history.
Responsibility: Steven King and Geoffrey Timmins.
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Using case studies, including the experiences of individuals as well as extracts from contemporary documents, this book aims to capture the reality of industrialization while introducing the many  Read more...

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