Economic Arithmetic: A Guide to the Statistical Sources of English Commerce, Industry, and Finance, 1700-1850, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Economic Arithmetic

A Guide to the Statistical Sources of English Commerce, Industry, and Finance, 1700-1850, 1st Edition

Edited by Stanley H. Palmer

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224 pages

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Description

Economic history is the most quantitative branch of history, reflecting the interests and profiting from the techniques and concepts of economics. This essay, first published in 1977, provides an extensive contribution to quantitative historiography by delivering a critical guide to the sources of the numerical data of the period 1700 to 1850. This title will be of interest to students of history, finance and economics.

Table of Contents

List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; 1. The Statistics of Commerce 2. Prices 3. The Textile Industries 4. The Mining Industries 5. The Iron Industry 6. Banking and Finance 7. Finis; Bibliography; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1967 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the industrial revolution and provides an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urban workers and the working class in the eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuries, economic growth during the industrial revolution, and the causes of the industrial revolution, with a primary focus on England. This set will be of particular interest to students of history, business and economics.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS015000
HISTORY / Europe / Great Britain
HIS037050
HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century
HIS037060
HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century