The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914

The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914

by PeterMathias (Author)

Synopsis

This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport. First published in 1969, The First Industrial Nation is widely recognised as a classic text for students of the industrial revolution.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 520
Edition: 3
Publisher: Routledge
Published: 11 Oct 2001

ISBN 10: 0415266726
ISBN 13: 9780415266727

Media Reviews
'Remains the finest textbook of British economic history between 1700 and 1914 available to sixth-form and undergraduate students.' - Teaching History

'It should be made available to every sixth-form pupil taking an Advanced level course in the subject.' - Economics
Author Bio
Peter Mathias was Master of Downing College, Cambridge until his retirement in 1996.