The Transformation of England

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Read 17/12/2015-21/12/2015

Rating: 4 stars

Read for The Reader’s Room Winter Scavenger Hunt Challenge

This is a collection of essays previously published in journals, conference proceedings and studies of economic history around the world. They are interesting explorations of what made the Industrial Revolution uniquely English, whether it’s fair to compare English activity with that on the European mainland, and how incipient globalisation impacted on knowledge exchange and technological development. Continue reading