The rise of modern industry / J. L. Hammond ; and Barbara Hammond ; With an Introduction by R. M. Hartwell.

By: Hammond, J. L. (John Lawrence), 1872-1949 [author]Contributor(s): Hammond, Barbara Bradby, 1873-1961 [author] | Hartwell, Ronald Max, 1921-2009 [Author of introduction, etc.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated, 1969Edition: First Harper Torchbooks EditionDescription: xxx, 303 p. ; 20 cmSubject(s): Industries -- Great Britain -- History | Commerce -- History | Great Britain -- Economic conditions | Great Britain -- Social conditionsLOC classification: HD 2321 | .H36 1969
Contents:
Part I - Commerce before the industrial revolution - I From the Levant to the Atlantic - II England as an Atlantic power - III The effect of the wars of Europe --
Part II - The English industrial revolution - V The revolution in transport - VI The destruction of the peasant village - VII The destruction of custom in industry - VIII The steam engine - IX The revolution in iron - X The revolution in pottery - XI The revolution in cotton --
Part III - The social consequences - XII The shadow of the slave trade - XIII The curse of Midas - XIV A world in disorder - XV The beginnings of a new society - XVI The world economic crisis of the twentieth century.
Summary: "This book is written for the general reader and not for the specialist. It is an attempt to put the Industrial Revolution in its place in history, and to give an idea both of its significance and of the causes that determined the age and the society in which it began."-- Pref., xxv.
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Index: p. 285-303.

Part I - Commerce before the industrial revolution - I From the Levant to the Atlantic - II England as an Atlantic power - III The effect of the wars of Europe --

Part II - The English industrial revolution - V The revolution in transport - VI The destruction of the peasant village - VII The destruction of custom in industry - VIII The steam engine - IX The revolution in iron - X The revolution in pottery - XI The revolution in cotton --

Part III - The social consequences - XII The shadow of the slave trade - XIII The curse of Midas - XIV A world in disorder - XV The beginnings of a new society - XVI The world economic crisis of the twentieth century.

"This book is written for the general reader and not for the specialist. It is an attempt to put the Industrial Revolution in its place in history, and to give an idea both of its significance and of the causes that determined the age and the society in which it began."-- Pref., xxv.

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