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A concise economic history of Britain : from 1750 to recent times / by W. H. B. Court

By: Court, W. H. B. (William Henry Bassano) [author].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1967Description: 368 pages ; 21 cm.Subject(s): Great Britain -- Economic conditionsDDC classification: 330.942 Online resources: Click here to access online
Partial contents:
Book I. The growth of an industrial state, 1750-1837: Chapter I. Population -- Chapter II. Agriculture and the land system -- Chapter III. The path of innovation in mining and manufacture -- Chapter IV. Transport and overseas trade -- Chapter V. Investment, banking and the instability of the economy -- Chapter VI. The state and the foreign balance -- Chapter VII. The social setting and the influence of war.
Book II. The Victorian economy and after, 1837-1939: Chapter VIII. Economic life in the Victorian age to 1880 -- Chapter IX. The vicissitudes of an industrial state, 1880-1939 -- Chapter X. Industry and the social order in early and middle Victorian times -- Chapter XI. The origins of the welfare state, 1880-1939 -- Chapter XII. First of the few: Great Britain as leader of the world's economy before 1880 -- Chapter XIII. A leader under challenge: Great Britain in the world economy, 1880-1939.
Summary: "This is Professor Court's independent sequel to Sir John Clapham's Concise Economic History of Britain to 1750. Professor Court carries the story of the economic life of Britain from 1750 to the beginning of the war of 1939. He describes the growth of the first industrial state, its days of prosperity and the grimmer features that came with it and lasted longer." -- From the back cover.
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The Roscoe Proctor Collection HC 253 .C67 1967 (Browse shelf) Not For Loan NPML19100004

Includes additional index of references (footnotes).

Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-368) and index.

Book I. The growth of an industrial state, 1750-1837: Chapter I. Population -- Chapter II. Agriculture and the land system -- Chapter III. The path of innovation in mining and manufacture -- Chapter IV. Transport and overseas trade -- Chapter V. Investment, banking and the instability of the economy -- Chapter VI. The state and the foreign balance -- Chapter VII. The social setting and the influence of war.

Book II. The Victorian economy and after, 1837-1939: Chapter VIII. Economic life in the Victorian age to 1880 -- Chapter IX. The vicissitudes of an industrial state, 1880-1939 -- Chapter X. Industry and the social order in early and middle Victorian times -- Chapter XI. The origins of the welfare state, 1880-1939 -- Chapter XII. First of the few: Great Britain as leader of the world's economy before 1880 -- Chapter XIII. A leader under challenge: Great Britain in the world economy, 1880-1939.

"This is Professor Court's independent sequel to Sir John Clapham's Concise Economic History of Britain to 1750. Professor Court carries the story of the economic life of Britain from 1750 to the beginning of the war of 1939. He describes the growth of the first industrial state, its days of prosperity and the grimmer features that came with it and lasted longer." -- From the back cover.

From the library of: Roscoe and Oleta Proctor.

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