The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815-1848

The Machinery Question and the Making of Political Economy, 1815-1848

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by Maxine Berg
     
 

The book will interest teachers and students of British social and economic history, the history of economic thought and the history of science and technology.See more details below

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The book will interest teachers and students of British social and economic history, the history of economic thought and the history of science and technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521287593
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/04/1982
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: The machinery question; 1. The age of machinery; 2. The progress of the machine; 3. The advent of political economy; Part II: The political economy of machinery; 4. Ricardo's chapter; 5. Political economy and the division of labour; 6. Political economy and capital; Part III: A science of machinery; 7. The scientific movement; 8. The order of the factory; Part IV: The politics of machinery; 9. The export of machinery; 10. The handloom weavers; Part V: The social critics of machinery; 11. Tories; 12. Radicals; 13. Social Reformers; Epilogue: Beyond machinery; 14. Engels and mill.

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