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An Economic History of Modern Britain

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        StatementCambridge University Press
        PublishersCambridge University Press
        LC ClassificationsJanuary 3, 1932
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 109 p. :
        Number of Pages67
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100521046661

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A new edition of the leading textbook on the economic history of Britain since industrialization. It is not surprising then, that countries with markedly larger natural resources, and larger populations to draw from, should have overtaken the UK in terms of production by the end of the nineteenth century. Textiles have been identified as the catalyst in technological change in this period.

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She cut back on the government's role in the economy and weakened the power of the. 1 million in 1914 to 6. Inflation had a negative effect on the real wealth of most families. Evans, The forging of the modern state: early industrial Britain, 1783-1872 1996 p.

Foreign trade [ ] Canning Dock, c. The connection between land ownership and wealth which had for centuries underpinned the began an inexorable decline. Businessmen eager to sell Indian opium in the vast China market led to the Opium War 1839—1842 and the establishment of British colonies at.

By then, however, the best seams had played out and coal mining was headed downward. Check on the provider's whether it is in fact available. In 1929, the first modern multinational company emerged when a merger of Dutch Margarine Unie and British soapmaker Lever Brothers resulted in Unilever.

An economic history of modern Britain : Clapham, J. H. (John Harold), Sir, 1873

It was unable to control inflation, unable to control the unions, unable to solve the Irish problem, unable to solve the Rhodesian question, unable to secure its proposals for Welsh and Scottish devolution, unable to reach a popular modus vivendi with the Common Market, unable even to maintain itself in power until it could go to the country and the date of its own choosing. The export of woollen products resulted in an economic upturn with products exported to mainland Europe.

Victory over the French during the gave Great Britain control over what is now eastern Canada. On 8 September the National Institute of Economic and Social Research believed that the economy had grown by 0. Its markets included both areas that were independent and those that were part of the expanding. To raise vital funds for the war effort, taxation also increased dramatically.