2nd Edition

The Industrial Age
Economy and Society in Britain since 1750





ISBN 9780582277670
Published June 25, 1997 by Routledge
456 Pages

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Book Description

A new edition of this popular single volume survey of the British economy from industrialisation to the present day. This key text has been updated to cover a further decade of Britain's economic and social fortunes. In particular the chapters on the industrial revolution have been extensively revised and there is a new chapter on environmental history. The Industial Age marshals a wealth of statistical and other evidence, using economic theory to analyse recent British economic change.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: INDUSTRIALISATION 1750-1830.  PART TWO: THE INDUSTRIAL ECONOMY 1830-1914. PART THREE: INDUSTRIALISATION AND SOCIETY 1750-1914.  PART FOUR: PROSPERITY AND PROBLEMS: THE ECONOMY 1914-95.  PART FIVE: ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 1914-45.

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