Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850: Select Economic and Social Documents for Sixth forms

1st Edition

Richard L. Tames

Published February 9, 2015
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9781138878693 - CAT# Y179736
Series: Economic History


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This fascinating collection presents industrialization as a total historical process involving the destruction of one world simultaneously with the creation of another. Divided into two sections, it deals with elements of life such as the organization of labour, the health of the nation, rural and industrial societies, and poverty. The first section (The Expanding Economy) outlines the process by which economic growth took place and the second (The Social Impact) shows the impact this growth had on the society which both promoted and resisted it.

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