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British Economic History 1870-1914 : Commentary and Documents - W.H.B. Court

British Economic History 1870-1914

Commentary and Documents

Paperback Published: 3rd March 1965
ISBN: 9780521093620
Number Of Pages: 516

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History is the essence of innumerable lives and as such beyond our understanding. We can only, as people say, form an idea of it. To sort out in every generation our ideas of history and to test them against the evidence available is the task of the historian. Unless this is done, human society remains without true knowledge of its past and presumably indifferent to its future. The concern of this book is with the economic characteristics and transformations of British society in the thirty or forty years before 1914, within the lifetime of men and women who had already reached middle-life when the First World War broke out.

The Paths of Economic Change
The Climate of Economic Expectations
Change on the Farm
Old Industries and New
Incomes Earned Abroad
Competition and Monopoly
Who Gained by Change? The Welfare of the Person and the Safety of the State
Studies in Poverty
The Wages Bargain
The Concept of the Minimum
The Economics of Empire
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ISBN: 9780521093620
ISBN-10: 0521093627
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 516
Published: 3rd March 1965
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 2.92
Weight (kg): 0.65