Making Sense of the Industrial Revolution : English Economy and Society 1700-1850 Paperback
Part of the Manchester Studies in Modern History series
Presents a new perspective on the Industrial Revolution providing far more than just an account of industrial change.
Looks at the development of the economic structures and includes chapters on financing the revolution, technological change, markets and demand, transport and food.
The final section looks at economic change and its impact and includes chapters on demography, the household, families, authority and regulation, and the built environment.
Providing a complete summary of the various debates in the literature on this period, making a strong case for re-introducing a regional approach to the history of the age.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages, Line drawings, unspecified|Illustrations, black & white
- Publisher: Manchester University Press
- Publication Date: 26/04/2001
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9780719050220