The Industrial Revolution in Scotland

The Industrial Revolution in Scotland

by Christopher A. Whatley, Maurice Kirby
     
 

This is a succinct and accessible account of the Industrial Revolution in Scotland. Dr. Whatley's approach is largely comparative, with the Scottish experience of industrialization being placed within the context of the debate about the "British" Industrial Revolution. This study encompasses the whole of Scotland and assesses the nature and impact of early

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This is a succinct and accessible account of the Industrial Revolution in Scotland. Dr. Whatley's approach is largely comparative, with the Scottish experience of industrialization being placed within the context of the debate about the "British" Industrial Revolution. This study encompasses the whole of Scotland and assesses the nature and impact of early industrialization in the towns of the Borders and in Dundee, as well as in the Highlands and Islands. Social and economic causes and consequences are also fully considered.

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' … a very valuable addition to the series and should broaden perspectives beyond Scotland'. Labour History Review

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ISBN-13:
9780521576437
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series , #30
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

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