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First Industrial Nation The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914

Author: Peter Mathias
Publisher: Florence Taylor and Francis 2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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The industrial revolution of Britain is recognized today as a model for industrialization all over the world. Now with a new introduction by the author, this book is widely renowned as a classic text for students of this key period.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Mathias
ISBN: 9780415266727 0415266726 9781136753282 1136753281
OCLC Number: 927987851
Description: 1 online resource (504 Seiten)
Contents: 1. Prologue: The Industrial Revolution - Identity and Beginning Part 1: The Industrial Economy is Born: 1700 to the Early Nineteenth Century 2. Gregory King's England 3. The State, Rural Society and the Land 4. Economic Policy, Trade and Transport 5. Industrial Growth and Finance 6. The Human Dimension 7. Economic Fluctuations Part 2: The Evolving Industrial Economy: To 1914 8. The Century Ahead - Changing Structure of the British Economy 9. Occupational Structure and Industrial Organization in the Mid-Nineteenth Century 10. Railways 11. The Free Trade System and Capital Exports 12. Agriculture, 1815-1914 13. The Evolution of Banking and the Money Market, 1825-1914 14. The Organization of Labour and Standards of Living 15. Industrial Maturity and Deceleration 16. Epilogue: The Inter-War Years

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