The First Industrial Nation

The First Industrial Nation

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This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport. First published in 1969, The First Industrial Nation is widely recognised as a classic text for students of the industrial revolution.... of the motor industry) and all the forms of electrical engineering from generating plant to electric light-bulbs and radios. ... Despite great fluctuations in output arising from strikes and the depression years 1930a€”2 (output dropped, for example, from 9 million tons in 1920 to 3.7 million in ... of electrical engineering, paper and printing, building and construction, non-ferrous metals, precision instruments, anbsp;...

Title:The First Industrial Nation
Author:Peter Mathias
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-09-05


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