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The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume 1


Edited by Roderick Floud, Gresham College, London, Jane Humphries, University of Oxford, Paul Johnson, University of Western Australia, Perth
Published 2014


A new edition of the leading textbook on the economic history of Britain since industrialization. Combining the expertise of more than thirty leading historians and economists, Volume 1 tracks Britain's economic history in the period ranging from 1700 to 1870 from industrialisation to global trade and empire. Each chapter provides a clear guide to the major controversies in the field and students are shown how to connect historical evidence with economic theory and apply quantitative methods. New approaches are proposed…

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Key features

  • New edition comprised of completely new material including topics that reflect the most current concerns and recent literature
  • Demonstrates the importance of economic history and its relevance to current economic theory
  • Statistical and quantitative material is clearly explained and supported by graphs and diagrams

About the book

  • DOI
  • Subjects British History after 1450,Economic History,History
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 08 December 2014
    • ISBN: 9781107631434
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.02kg
    • Contains: 42 b/w illus. 2 maps 75 tables
    • Page extent: 505 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 08 December 2014
    • ISBN: 9781107038455
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 1.17kg
    • Contains: 42 b/w illus. 2 maps 75 tables
    • Page extent: 514 pages
    • Availability: Available
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 28 May 2018
    • ISBN: 9781139815017

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