The Role of Transportation in the Industrial Revolution: A Comparison of England and France

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Index
Africa, 53
agricultural implements, 92, 141-2
Agriculture, 29-30, 79-80, 235-7
Arkwright, 179, 180-I, I83-6, 196, 197, 209-10, 212
Belgium, 54, 150, 235
bellows, 128, 158
Birmingham, 95, 104-7 passim, 118, 268n7, 272n29
bleaching industry, 165-6, I90-2, 215-17
boring machines, 132, 133
brewing industry, 32, 224, 225
brick industry, 121
bridges, 67
Bridgwater Canal, 56, 118, I7I, 264n76
building industry, 32, 224
Canal du Centre, 56, 81, 88, 146, 254nI4
canals, 51, 54-9, 81-4, 86‐ 90 passim, 118-19, 146-9, I7I-2, 226-9 passim
capital: fixed vs. circulating, 17, 19
carding, 165, 180-I, 185, I87, 208-10
Cartwright, 181, 189, 213
cast iron, 91, 93, 94-5, II2-13, 122-5 passim, 159
Chandler, A., 16
charcoal, 115-16, 127-8, I43-4
chemical industry, 191-3, 2I5-18
China, 53
chlorine bleach, 191-2, 2I6-17
clay trade: iron and steelmaking, 101, 109, 121, I42; pottery, 226, 227
coal industry, 114-20, I44-52, 160-2, 171-2, 205, 227-8, 294n74; prices, 118-20, 149, 152, I7I-2
coastal shipping, 50, 59-60, 87
coke making, 125, 145-6
coke-smelting, 122-5, 145, I58-60
combing, 181
communications, 24-5, 27, 32, 74-6, 100, 127, 157‐ 8, 187, 189, 228, 230, 300n39
construction industries, 32, 224
Cort, Henry, 108, 125-7, I6I
corvée, 60, 61, 63, 66
cost of transport, 76-8, II8-20
cottage industry, 12, 17-18, 20, 106. See also workshops
Crafts, N.F.R., 36-8, 223‐ 4, 235
Crawshay, 126, 273n53
Crompton, Samuel, 185-6, 2I2
Crowley, Ambrose, 99-100
cutlery trades, 96, 103-4, 280n4
cylinder printing, 194-5, 2I9-20
Darby, Abraham, 94, 122‐ 4, 131
demand: for iron, 110-13, 127, 129, 142-3; for textiles, 170, 203-4
demand vs. supply, 39-40, 98
De Vries, J., 30, 255n23
distribution, methods of, 13-16, 80, 94-7, 113, I56-7, 166-9, 183, 196, 20I-2, 226-7
division of labour, 13, 24‐ 5, 102-4, 105, 140, 174‐ 7, 206, 230
docks and harbours, 31, 59-60, 84
Domestic System, 12, 17‐ I8, 20, 106. See also workshops
dressing, 188, 189

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  • The Role of Transportation in the Industrial Revolution - A Comparison of England and France *
  • Contents *
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  • Preface *
  • Chapter One - Introduction *
  • Chapter Two - English and French Transport Compared *
  • Chapter Three - The English Iron Industry *
  • Chapter Four - The French Iron Industry *
  • Chapter Five - The English Textiles Industry *
  • Chapter Six - The French Textiles Industry *
  • Chapter Seven - Pottery *
  • Chapter Eight - Conclusion *
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