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The Development of the West of Scotland 1750-1960

The Development of the West of Scotland 1750-1960

1st Edition

Anthony Slaven
November 03, 2005

The economic and social problems of modern Scotland are at the centre of current debate about regional economic growth, social improvement and environmental rehabilitation. In this book, as relevant today as when it was first published in 1975, Anthony Slaven argues that the extent and causes of...

Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality?

Did British Capitalism Breed Inequality?

1st Edition

Jeffrey G. Williamson
November 03, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Britain's Economic Growth 1920-1966

Britain's Economic Growth 1920-1966

1st Edition

A.J. Youngson
November 03, 2005

Professor Youngson's book is an ubiased review of Britain's past experience and present difficulties. Few sacred cows are spared. There is no pretence that fundamental problems were resolved at the time of its first publication in 1967. Many econmic historians fail in their assessment of Britian's...

Britain's Economic Prospects Reconsidered

Britain's Economic Prospects Reconsidered

1st Edition

Alec Cairncross
November 03, 2005

This book is a sequal to Britain's Economic Prospects, the report issued in 1968 by the Brookings Institution and universally accepted as the most thorough and comprehensive study of the British Economy to have ever appeared. Two years later, just after the British General election, six fo the...

An Economic History of the British Isles

An Economic History of the British Isles

1st Edition

Arthur Birnie
November 03, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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

1st Edition

Paul Mantoux
November 03, 2005

This classic volume, first published in 1928, is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Industrial Revolution. Arranged in three distinct parts, it covers: * Preparatory Changes* Inventions and Factories* The Immediate Consequences. A valuable reference, it is, as Professor T. S....

Living Through the Industrial Revolution

Living Through the Industrial Revolution

1st Edition

Stella Davies
November 03, 2005

First published in 1966, this revealing study looks closely into the lives of the men, women and children working in mines, workshops, factories and farms during the industrial revolution. It investigates the inventors whose new machines made the industrial revolution possible, and reflects on the...

The Industrial History of Modern England

The Industrial History of Modern England

1st Edition

George Herbert Perris
November 03, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

An Economic History of England 1870-1939

An Economic History of England 1870-1939

1st Edition

William Ashworth
November 03, 2005

This is a comprehensive account of a decisive epoch in England's economic development by a leading economic historian. 'Works of economic history often get bogged dwon in figures - so many machines, so much unemployment, often, too, they are histories of technology, not of economic...

An Economic History of England: the Eighteenth Century

An Economic History of England: the Eighteenth Century

1st Edition

T.S. Ashton
November 03, 2005

T.S. Ashton has sought less to cover the field of economic history in detail than to offer a commentary, with a stress on trends of development rather than on forms of organization or economic legislation. This book seeks to interpret the growth of population, agriculture, maufacture, trade and...

Industries of London Since 1861

Industries of London Since 1861

1st Edition

P.G. Hall
November 03, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Open-Field Farming in Medieval Europe: A Study of Village By-laws

Open-Field Farming in Medieval Europe: A Study of Village By-laws

1st Edition

Warren Ault
November 03, 2005

This book presents a detailed account of the co-operative practice of agriculture in medieval England, shedding much light on how medieval villagers governed their own affairs. During this period co-operation was essential in ploughing, sowing and reaping, with communal control of the pasturing of...

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