Industry and Empire: From 1750 to the Present Day

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Penguin Books, 1969 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
The Pelican Economic History of Britain. From 1750 to the present day.

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User Review  - DonSiano - LibraryThing

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


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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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