Outlines of English Industrial History

Outlines of English Industrial History

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Outlines of English Industrial History

Outlines of English Industrial History

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This book, like the remainder of the series of which it is a part, is intended for the use of any persons who may be anxious to understand the nature of existing political conditions; but it differs from the other volumes, inasmuch as it fixes attention on English rather than on European history, and sketches, from one special point of view, the course of events over a very long period of time. It has also been thought unnecessary to give any bibliography of this wide subject, as students who desire to procure further guidance will be able to obtain it from the larger work, on the Growth of English Industry and Commerce, published by the Cambridge University Press.

No attempt has been made to depict the condition of English industry and trade with the assistance of maps, but a chronological table has been added, based on a suggestion for which the authors are indebted to Mr. Graham Wallas; it is hoped that this may serve to give a conspectus of the subject, and to present in a graphic . . .

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