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The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain By Edited by Roderick Floud

The The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain 3 Volume Hardback Set The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain
by Edited by Roderick Floud

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The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain is a readable and comprehensive account of the economic development of Britain since 1700, based on the most up-to-date research. Fifty expert authors have written concise and accessible chapters that cover all aspects of Britain's economic performance from 1700 to 2000.
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The The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain 3 Volume Hardback Set The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 1: Industrialisation, 1700-1860 by Edited by Roderick Floud

The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain provides a readable and comprehensive survey of the economic history of Britain since industrialisation, based on the most up-to-date research into the subject. Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson have assembled a team of fifty leading scholars from around the world to produce a set of volumes which are both a lucid textbook for students and an authoritative guide to the subject. The text pays particular attention to the explanation of quantitative and theory-based enquiry, but all forms of historical research are used to provide a comprehensive account of the development of the British economy. Volume I covers the period 1700-1860 when Britain led the world in the process of industrialisation. It will be an invaluable guide for undergraduate and postgraduate students in history, economics and other social sciences.

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'The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain has all the hallmarks of a mature textbook.' Economic History Review
'... these volumes are the best available economic history of modern Britain. They demonstrate not only the vitality of the subject but its fundamental importance and relevance.' History

About Edited by Roderick Floud


Roderick Floud is Vice-Chancellor of London Metropolitan University. Paul Johnson is Professor of Economic History at the London School of Economics.

Table of Contents


Introduction Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson; 1. Accounting for the industrial revolution Joel Mokyr; 2. Industrial organisation and structure: families, institutions, risk and trust Pat Hudson; 3. British population during the 'long' eighteenth century, 1680-1840 E. A. Wrigley; 4. Agriculture during the industrial revolution Robert C. Allen; 5. Manufacturing and technological change Kristine Bruland; 6. Money, finance, and capital markets Stephen Quinn; 7. Trade: discovery, mercantilism and technology C. Knick Harley; 8. Government and the economy, 1688-1850 Ron Harris; 9. Household economy, 1688-1850 Jane Humphries; 10. Living standards and the urban environment Hans-Joachim Voth; 11. Transport Simon Ville; 12. Education and skill of the British labour force David Mitch; 13. Consumption in eighteenth century and early nineteenth-century Britain Maxine Berg; 14. Scotland T. M. Devine; 15. The extractive industries Roger Burt; 16. The industrial revolution in global perspective Stanley L. Engerman and Patrick K.O'Brien.

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The The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain 3 Volume Hardback Set The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 1: Industrialisation, 1700-1860 by Edited by Roderick Floud
Edited by Roderick Floud
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Cambridge University Press
2004-01-15
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0521527368
9780521527361
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