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Title:
The birth of industrial Britain : economic change 1750-1850
Author:
Morgan, Kenneth.
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Publication Information:
London ; New York : Longman, 1999.
Physical Description:
vi, 147 pages : maps ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780582298330
Format :
Book

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An introductory text on economic development during Britain's Industrial Revolution. It considers the significance and scale of changes and provides a concise overview of the state of current research on this key period.


Author Notes

Kenneth Morgan is Professor of History at Brunel University and a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. His books include Bristol and the Atlantic Trade in the Eighteenth Century (1993) and Slavery and the British Empire (2007).