Progress and Poverty: An Economic and Social History of Britain, 1700-1850

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2.1. Wheat yields, 1610-c.180032
2.2. Agricultural labour productivity, estimated from day and piece wage rates43
2.3. Structure of English population, by major sector, 1600-180145
2.4. Total population per 100 rural agricultural population and gains in agricultural labour productivity, 1600-180045
2.5. Farm sizes in the south Midlands, c.1700-c.180048
2.6. Labour cost and employment, arable farms, c.177050
2.7. European economies at $550 per capita income (1970 prices)50
3.1. Structure of landownership, 1790 and 187362
3.2. Percentage of land occupied by estates of various sizes, 187362
3.3. Median price for freehold land in years' purchase, 1670-1679 to 1805-181477
3.4. Pattern of landholding, Scotland, 177086
5.1. Growth of industrial production, 1700-1831126
5.2. Growth of industrial output: revised estimates, 1730-1830131
5.3. Largest six towns in England, 1600, 1700, and 1801137
5.4. Urbanization in England and Europe, 1600-1800137
6.1. English provincial towns with a population in excess of 20,000, 1750 and 1801157
7.1. Social origins of founders of large industrial undertakings in Britain, 1750-1850198
8.1. Regional distribution of pig iron output, 1788-1790, 1815, and 1871218
8.2. Distribution of British coal consumption, 1700-1830220
8.3. Regional coal output, 1700, 1775, and 1830220
8.4. Coal and general price movements, 1700-1830226
9.1. Capital of McConnel and Kennedy, 1800 and 1821241
9.2. Distribution of gross domestic fixed capital formation, excluding residential dwellings, 1761-1770 to 1841-1850260
13.1. English note issue348
14.1. Ownership of 'new' goods, 1675 and 1725371
14.2. Percentage of British manufactured exports by destination, 1699-1701 to 1854-1856374

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