The Unbound Prometheus: Technological Change and Industrial Development in Western Europe from 1750 to the Present / Edition 2

The Unbound Prometheus: Technological Change and Industrial Development in Western Europe from 1750 to the Present / Edition 2

by David S. Landes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521826667

ISBN-13: 9780521826662

Pub. Date: 07/21/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An extension of Prof. Landes' chapter in Volume VI of the Cambridge Economic History of Europe includes a full-scale analysis of modern industrial Europe from World War I to the 1950s. It is used widely in classrooms and highly praised by critics.

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An extension of Prof. Landes' chapter in Volume VI of the Cambridge Economic History of Europe includes a full-scale analysis of modern industrial Europe from World War I to the 1950s. It is used widely in classrooms and highly praised by critics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521826662
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/21/2003
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
588
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the new edition; Preface to the original edition; 1. Introduction; 2. The industrial revolution in Britain; 3. Continental emulation; 4. Closing the gap; 5. Short breath and second wind; 6. The interwar years; 7. Reconstruction and growth since 1945; 8. Conclusion; 9. Epilogue; Index.

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