This book offers new perspectives on the economic development of Europe during the critical period of industrialization for much of the continent, from 1750-1914. It eschews the traditional approach of studying the major countries, nation-by-nation and replaces it with a continent-wide thematic study which deals with each of the main economic sectors in turn.... the cost of road transport was more continuous and recurrent, reflecting the increasing number of road vehicles and the resulting road repairs. ... By 1909 Renault, Panhard aamp; Levassor, De Dion-Bouton, Mors, Darracq and Clement were all building aero engines. ... This was particularly important for employment: in Coventry in 191 1 cycle and car makers accounted directly for 20 per cent of the citya#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||The European Economy, 1750-1914|
|Author||:||Derek Howard Aldcroft|
|Publisher||:||Manchester University Press - 1994-01-01|