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Maxine Berg - The Age of Manufactures, 1700-1820. Industry, Innovation and Work in Britain.  - 9780415069359 - V9780415069359
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The Age of Manufactures, 1700-1820. Industry, Innovation and Work in Britain.

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Description for The Age of Manufactures, 1700-1820. Industry, Innovation and Work in Britain. Paperback. Provides an alternative overview of the 18th-century British economy. Recent macroeconomic history has presented a male industrial revolution as the general experience, but new textiles and metal industries were primarily employers of women. This edition covers these industries. Num Pages: 352 pages, 17 line drawings, 18 figures, 19 tables. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JF; 3JH; KCB; KCZ; KND. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 157 x 22. Weight in Grams: 550.

This new edition of The Age of Manufactures provides an exciting alternative overview of the eighteenth-century British economy. Recent macro-economic history has discounted many of the achievements of the Industrial Revolution. Maxine Berg argues that at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, we find many new consumer industries employing a women's workforce, and bringing with them a rich diversity of technological and organizational change. Four new chapters explore recent perspectives on:
* The Industrial Revolution
* Eighteenth century industries
* Machines and manual labour
* The rise of the factory system
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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1994
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Number of Pages
352
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780415069359
SKU
V9780415069359
Shipping Time
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Ref
99-1

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