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.
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.