The first industrial nation : an economic history of Britain, 1700-1914 / Peter Mathias.

New York : Scribner, [1969] .

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Subjects Economia.
Economic history.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain.
Description xiv, 522 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Prologue: the industrial revolution: identity and beginning -- Part I. The industrial economy is born: 1700 to the early nineteenth century -- 2. Gregory King's England: the pre-industrial economy -- 3. The state, rural society and the land -- 4. Trade policy and transport -- 5. Industrial growth and finance -- 6. The human dimension -- 7. Economic fluctuations -- Part II. 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 -- 12. Agriculture, 1815-1914 -- 13. The evolution of banking and the money market -- 14. The organization of labour and standards of living -- 15. Industrial maturity and deceleration -- 16. Epilogue: the inter-war years.
Geographic Area Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)59367
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mathias, Peter.
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