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The Economics Of The Industrial Revolution Routledge Revivals

Author : Joel Mokyr
ISBN : 9781136668425
Genre : History
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In recent years, scholars from a variety of disciplines have addressed many perplexing questions about the Industrial Revolution in all its aspects. Understandably, economics has become the focal point for these efforts as professional economists have sought to resolve some of the controversies surrounding this topic. First published in 1985, this collection contains ten key essays written by leading economists on the subject of the Industrial Revolution. Among the questions discussed are the causes for the pre-eminence of Britain, the roles of the inputs for growth (capital, labor, technical progress), the importance of demand factors, the relation between agricultural progress and the Industrial Revolution, and the standard of living debate. The essays demonstrate that the application of fresh viewpoints to the literature has given us a considerable new body of data at our disposal, making it possible to test commonly held hypotheses. In addition, this new data has enabled economists to apply a more rigorous logic to the thinking about the Industrial Revolution, thus sharpening many issues heretofore blurred by slipshod methodology and internal inconsistencies.
Category: History

A Bibliography Of Female Economic Thought To 1940

Author : Kirsten Kara Madden
ISBN : 041523817X
Genre : Business & Economics
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Contributions to female economic thought have come from prolific scholars, leading social reformers, economic journalists and government officials along with many other women who contributed only one or two works to the field. It is perhaps for this reason that a comprehensive bibliographic collection has failed to appear, until now. This innovative book brings together the most comprehensive collection to date of references to womene(tm)s economic writing from the 1770s to 1940. It includes thousands of contributions from more than 1,700 women from the UK, the US and many other countries. This bibliography is an important reference work for systematic inquiry into questions of gender and the history of economic thought. This volume is a valuable resource and will interest researchers on women's contributions to economic thought, the sociology of economics, and the lives of female social scientists and activist-authors. With a comprehensive editorial introduction, it fills a long-standing gap and will be greeted warmly by scholars of the history of economic thought and those involved in feminist economics.
Category: Business & Economics

Economic Development In The Nineteenth Century

Author : L.C.A. Knowles
ISBN : 9781136590702
Genre : Business & Economics
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Taken in conjunction the author’s earlier Industrial and Commercial Revolutions in Great Britain during the Nineteenth Century, this classic volume provides a thoroughly workmanlike study of the rise and progress of industrialism. Here she surveys the main developments in the agricultural, industrial, mechanical transport and commercial policy of France. Germany, Russia and the United States. It provides the handiest manual available of the comparative history of industrialism. It is an absolute godsend to students. This book was first published in 1932.
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David Ricardo

Author : John Cunningham Wood
ISBN : 0415063795
Genre : Economics
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The First Industrial Nation

Author : Peter Mathias
ISBN : 9781136753275
Genre : History
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This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport. First published in 1969, The First Industrial Nation is widely recognised as a classic text for students of the industrial revolution.
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The Educational Thought And Influence Of Matthew Arnold

Author : W.F. Connell
ISBN : 9781134684564
Genre : Social Science
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Drawing on the great wealth of knowledge and experience of education practitioners and theorists, these volumes explore the very important relationship between education and society. These book became standard texts for actual and intending teachers. Drawing upon comparative material from Israel France, and Germany, titles in The Sociology of Education set of the Internation Library of Sociology also discuss the key questions of girls' and special needs education, and the psychology of education.
Category: Social Science