A major new global economic history that explains why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Britain.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- New Approaches to Economic and Social History Series
- Product dimensions:
- 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Table of Contents
1. The Industrial Revolution and the pre-industrial economy; Part I: 2. The high wage economy of pre-industrial Britain; 3. The agricultural revolution; 4. The cheap energy economy; 5. Why England succeeded; Part II: 6. Why was the Industrial Revolution British?; 7. The steam engine; 8. Cotton; 9. Coke smelting; 10. Inventors, enlightenment, and human capital; 11. From industrial revolution to modern economic growth.
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