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 1930a2 (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|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-09-05|