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CHAPTER PAGE I The Genesis of Modern Industry
Changes in the Textile Industries
Changes in the Iron Coal and Engineering Industries
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agricultural already amalgamation Arkwright Bank of England became Bill Birmingham Boulton Boulton and Watt British canals capitalistic caused cent changes Chapter Chartist coal combination commercial committee companies Corn Laws cotton industry currency distress districts duties earlier early factory Economic History effect eighteenth century employed employment enclosure English export factory system favour fly shuttle foreign French wars gold Government important improvement increased Industrial Revolution introduced invention iron masters joint-stock banks labour Lancashire later eighteenth century London looms machine machinery Manchester manufacturing industry Matthew Boulton ment metal mining movement nineteenth century organisation outdoor relief Parliament patented pauperism Peel Peel's period Poor Law population post-war production profits progress railway rapid rapidly reduced reform repeal Report Samuel Oldknow smelting social spinning steam engine tariff textile tion trade unions wages warfare water frame weavers weaving wheat woollen workers workhouse