The Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth Century: An outline of the beginnings of the modern factory system in England

The Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth Century: An outline of the beginnings of the modern factory system in England

by Paul Mantoux

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ISBN-13: 9781138861756
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/05/2015
Pages: 552
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

PART 1: PREPARATORY CHANGES

1. The Old Type of Industry and Its Evolution

2. Commercial Expansion

3. The Redistribution of Land

PART 2: INVENTIONS AND FACTORIES

1. The Beginnings of Machinery in the Textile Industry

2. The Factories

3. Coal and Iron

4. The Steam Engine

PART 3: THE IMMEDIATE CONSEQUENCES

1. The Factory System and Population

2. Industrial Capitalism

3. The Industrial Revolution adn Labour

4. Intervention and Laissez-Faire

CONCLUSION: General Characteristics of the Industrial Revolution

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