Industry and empire: from 1750 to the present day

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Penguin Books, 1969 - Business & Economics - 384 pages

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So, why did the industrial revolution first happened in Britain, and not somewhere else? This is a hotly debated topic among a subset of historians, and has puzzled me for a long time. Is it due to ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
Britain in 1750
23
Origin of the Industrial Revolution
34
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Hobsbawm is Emeritus Professor of History at Birbeck College, University of London. He was educated in Vienna, Berlin, London, and Cambridge. He divides his time between New York and London.

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