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1st Edition

The Industrial History of England

ISBN 9781138185975
Published March 15, 2017 by Routledge
272 Pages

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Book Description

Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of different time periods to give a fuller picture of how England’s industry progressed through the years. Originally published in 1890, this text has been reprinted several times with this edition published in 1912. This title will be of interest to students of British and industrial history.

Table of Contents

 Part One: England Before the Norman Conquest;  1. Introductory  2. The Land: Its Owners and Cultivators;  Part Two: From the Norman Conquest to the Reign of Henry III (1066-1216 AD);  3. Domesday Book and the Manors  4. The Towns and the Gilds  5. Manufactures and Trade: Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries;  Part three: From the Thirteenth to the end of the Fifteenth Century, Including the Great Plague (1216-1500);  6. Agriculture and Medieval England  7. The Woollen Trade and Manufactures  8. The Towns, Industrial Villages and Fairs  9. The Great Plague and Its Economic Effects  10. The Peasants’ Revolt of 1381, and the Subsequent Prosperity of the Working Classes;  Part 4: From the Sixteenth Century to the Eve of the Industrial Revolution (1509-1760);  11. The Misdeeds of Henry VIII and the Economic Changes in the Sixteenth Century  12. The Growth of Foreign Trade  13. Elizabethan England  14. Progress of Agriculture in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century  15. Commerce and War in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries  16. Manufactures and Mining;  Part Five: The Industrial Revolution and Modern England;  17. The Eve of the Revolution  18. The Epoch of the Great Inventions  19. Wars, Politics and Industry  20. The Factory System and its Results  21. The Condition of the Working Classes  22. The Rise and Depression of Modern Agriculture 23. Modern Industrial England 24. The New Age, 1897-1911; Note on Authorities for Industrial England; Notes; Index

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