The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain provides a readable and comprehensive survey of the economic history of Britain since industrialisation, based on the most up-to-date research into the subject. Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson have assembled a team of fifty leading scholars from around the world to produce a set of volumes which are both a lucid textbook for students and an authoritative guide to the subject. The text pays particular attention to the explanation of quantitative and theory-based enquiry, but all forms of historical research are used to provide a comprehensive account of the development of the British economy. Volume I covers the period 1700a1860 when Britain led the world in the process of industrialisation. It will be an invaluable guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students in history, economics and other social sciences.... onskilled wood andmetal workers because most ofits machinery was made within individual enterprises, until the arrival ofstandardised machinery in thesecond quarterofthe nineteenth century: The early wooden textile machinery was madeanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 1, Industrialisation, 1700–1860|
|Author||:||Roderick Floud, Paul Johnson|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2004-01-15|