The Leviathan of Wealth: The Sutherland fortune in the industrial revolution

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Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - History - 352 pages
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Published in the year 2006, The Leviathan of Wealth is a valuable contribution to the field of Major Works.
 

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Contents

Part Two The House of Sutherland and the Coming of the Railways
1674
The Problematical Inheritance
1675
The Challenge and the Response
1687
The Way of Compromise
1694
A Position of Influence
1710
The Edge of the Precipice
1721
A Golden Opportunity
1730
Transport Capitalism in the Early 18305
1741
Part Three The Sutherland Clearances
1785
Sutherland and the Highland Problem
1787
William Young and Patrick Sellar
1805
The Reaffirmation of the Sutherland Policy
1802
Capital Labour and Prices in the New Economy
1816
Progress Poverty and Criticism
1833
Famine and the Final Years
The Uses of an Aristocratic Fortune

Uneasy Coexistence
1753
Into and Out of the Vortex
1770

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Eric Richards is professor of history at Flinders University, Australia, and a fellow at the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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