AuthorThomas, Brinley, 1906-
TitleThe Industrial Revolution and the Atlantic economy [electronic resource] : selected essays / Brinley Thomas
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
Connect tohttp://marc.crcnetbase.com/isbn/9780203161210
Descript xxi, 260 p. : ill

CONTENT

Introduction -- Britain's energy crisis in the seventeenth century -- The first Atlantic economy, 1700-1776 -- The end of the Charcoal Iron Age -- Feeding England, 1760-1846 : a view from the Celtic fringe -- Henry Cort and the primacy of Britain -- Robert Owen (1771-1858) -- Demographic determinants of British and American building cyckes, 1870-1913 -- Long swings and the Atlantic economy -- A cauldron of rebirth : the Industrial Revolution and the Welsh language -- A plea for an organic approach to economic growth


Industrial revolution -- Great Britain Energy development -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 1760-1860 Electronic books.