An Economic History of the British Isles

By Arthur Birnie

© 2005 – Routledge

408 pages

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

Table of Contents

Introduction

BOOK 1: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURY

1. The prehistoric age

2. The Roman occupation

3. The Anglo-Saxon period

BOOK II: FROM THE ELEVENTH CENTURY TO THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

4. Feudalism in its economic aspect

5. The medieval manor

6. The decay of the Villeinage

7. The agrarian revolution of the sixteenth century

8. Commerce and towns

9. Industry and craft gilds

10. Economic opinion in the middle ages

11. Money, moneylending and public finance

12. The state and economic regulation

13. The economic development of Scotland (1) the Land

14. The economic development of Scotland (2) trade and industry

15. Medieval Wales and Ireland

BOOK III: FROM THE SIXTEENTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

16. Commercial expansion

17. The mercantile system

18. Agricultural and industrial developments

19. Money, banking and public finance

20. Scotland and the two unions

21. Ireland in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

BOOK IV: FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY

22. The Industrial Revolution

23. Consequences of industrialism

24. The agrarain revolution

25. The revolution in transport

26. The revolution in commerce

27. The rise and decline of free trade

28. Banking, currency and public finance

29. Lasissez-faire and socialism

30. Social legislation

31. Social movements

32. The post-war position

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
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REFERENCE / General