The Industrial Revolution in the Eighteenth Century: An Outline of the Beginnings of the Modern Factory System in England
This classic volume, first published in 1928, is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of the Industrial Revolution. Arranged in three distinct parts, it covers:
* Preparatory Changes
A valuable reference, it is, as Professor T. S. Ashton says in his preface to this work, 'in both its architecture and detail this volume is by far the best introduction to the subject in any language... one of a few works on economic history that can justly be spoken of as classics'.
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Cottage Industry and the Factory System
First Argument Claim
How did the cottage industry decline in British society? According to Harris, J. (1981) Journal of social policy “The Sweated trades: Outwork in nineteenth-century Britain,” review by Bythell (1983) ascertain the cottage industry opens access to the development of home employment in family. Families spun yarns into textile in the comfort of their homes for an income, with the help of hand tools. Business operator supplied raw materials, distributed to cottage industry to assemble into finish garment. People begin buying extra merchandise, textile trader look for quicker and cheaper technique of producing fashion.
According to the article, “Cottage industry and the Factory system” retrieve from the website http://www.historywithmrgreen.com. Illustrate “the cottage industry suited to pre-urban times; workers did not travel from home to work, due to the state of the road is a footpath.” “Cottage industry had some flexibility, to balance farm and household chores with the factory system; this being especially important in winter.”
Mantoux, P. (1962) express these eras transfigure the way people worked and lived. “New knowledge invented, a large division of the residents migrate from the countryside to urban area in quest of employment.” “Factories used far less manpower per unit of production and therefore lowered product cost.”
Bythell (1983) echo several writers’ observation “Man has been able to make tools for himself.” Bythell also prove the argument of this essay, machinery created an increase for factory system production, and caused a decline to cottage industry.
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The best book I have read on the industrial revolution. Shows how changes in land tenancy and development of canals and roads helped create a dynamic market society in which technological changes were both stimulated and rewarded. Good explanation of the key technologies. Read full review
PREFACE BY PROFESSOR T S ASHTON
n1 Industrial capitalism before the factory system The English
Condition of the industrial classes The master craftsman
The correlative development of exchange and the division
Centres of the English woollen trade at the beginning of
v1 Conflicts between capital and labour The cleavage
1 Period of the jenny
Economic liberty It is not true to say that the cotton
1x Machinery in the woollen trade Concentration of
1n Conversion of pig iron into bar iron Invention of puddling
The iron industry in England at the end of the eighteenth
Outlines of the history of British trade Maritime expansion
Movements of English foreign trade between 1700 and 1800
the growth of the port
bad state of the roads Early efforts
Navigable waterways in the centre and north of England at
vn The creation of canals retarded by the development of
THE REDISTRIBUTION OF THE LAND
individual ownership and common
v1n Economic and social results Disappearance of common
1x The townward movement begins Yeomen after selling
THE BEGINNINGS OF MACHINERY
its beginnings The pro
1n The cotton industry before the introduction of machinery
Hargreavess invention of the jenny 1765 His difficulties
1v Samuel Cromptons mule 1779 How the manufacturers
Saverys engine diagram
James Watt With him science first makes its appearance
Boultons activity and ambition com
v1 The invention of the steam engine completes industrial
THE FACTORY SYSTEM
H Change in distribution of population Its present distribu
1v The centres of the iron industry Birmingham and
HI The qualities needed The question of capital organization
Consciousness of common interests Understanding
v1n Results of commercial expansion Division of labour varies
u Labour in the factories Dislike of the workers for factory
their expenses Rise
Appeal to State intervention The workers ask for
rv The humanitarian movement Its origins entirely outside
The first Factory Act Childrens work in the spinning
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