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New Directions in Economic and Social History By Volume editor Anne Digby

New Directions in Economic and Social History
by Volume editor Anne Digby

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Discusses recent work showing how new archival material, new methods of analysis and new approaches have changed interpretations. The volume will enable teachers, lecturers and students to keep abreast of current advances in research.
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New Directions in Economic and Social History: v.2 by Volume editor Anne Digby

Based on articles first published in Refresh (Recent Findings in Economic and Social History) this is the second volume in the highly successful New Directions in Economic and Social History which focuses on important and controversial issues in British history during the last three centuries. It discusses recent work showing how new archival material, new methods of analysis and new approaches have changed interpretations. The volume will enable teachers, lecturers and students to keep abreast of current advances in research.

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Table of Contents


Introduction; A.Digby, C.Feinstein & D.Jenkins - THE EARLY INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY - Proto-industrialisation; P.Hudson - Women's Work and the Industrial Revolution; M.Berg - The British Economy and the French Wars; P.O'Brien - TRANSPORT - Road Transport and Economic Growth in the 18th Century; J.Chartres - The Railway Age; D.Aldcroft - LABOUR - Labour in a Changing Economy, 1700-1850; J.Rule - Labour, Trade Unions and the British Economy, 1870-1939; C.Wrigley - Unemployment in Interwar Britain; B.Eichengreen - SOCIETY - New Insights into the History of the Family in Britain; M.Anderson - Mortality and Public Health, 1815-1914; S.Szreter - Poverty and Self-Help: Britain in the 19th and 20th Centuries; M.Rose - PROBLEMS OF A MATURE ECONOMY - Slowing Down and Falling Behind; Industrial Retardation in Britain after 1870; C.Feinstein - The British Coal Industry Between the Wars; B.Supple - Recovery from the Depression in Great Britain, 1932-39; D.Baines - Notes on Contributors

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GOR003152767
New Directions in Economic and Social History: v.2 by Volume editor Anne Digby
Volume editor Anne Digby
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Palgrave Macmillan
1992-11-30
220
0333568095
9780333568095
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