Understanding the Industrial Revolution

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Index
absenteeism 81
agriculture 3, 45-6, 47, 48;
Corn Laws 88, 149, 151, 153;
investment in 29, 39;
population growth and 78-9;
productivity 10, 15-16, 72, 148;
revolution in 163-4;
wages in 51, 141;
war and 87
annuities 32
Antwerp 134
apprenticeships 60-2, 64
Arkwright, Richard 54, 100, 104, 106, 117, 119
Ashton, T. S. 38, 44, 159, 160
attorneys 34
backward linkages 116, 118-19, 120
bagmen 123
Banbury 75
Bank of England 32;
notes 35
bankruptcy 108
banks 30, 33, 35-6;
deposits 42;
loans 35-6
Berg, Maxine 178
bills 36, 109
bonds 32
Boot, H. M. 61, 63, 64
Borgstrom, Georg 91
Brezis, Elise 46
bridges 122
Bristol 128
Bryant, Arthur 139
Bubble Act 1720 32
budgets: household 82-6
building 34-5, 42
Burnette, Joyce 55
business cycles 20
Campbell, Colin 83
canals 31, 32, 123-5, 130;
investment in 41-2, 43, 44, 46
capital 9-10;
accumulation 12-14, 16-19, 20-1, 29-48, 159, 160;
human see human capital;
knowledge 104-5, 162-3;
productivity 10, 14
capitalism 154
capitalists 19, 42-3
Cartwright, Edmund 98
challenge and response model 102
Chartists 151
chemicals industry 117, 118
Cheshire 113, 133;
industry in 116, 117, 119
children: apprenticeships 60-2, 64;
child labour 54-6, 61;
education 58, 59, 62, 170;
infant mortality 75, 145;
wages and incomes 54-6, 61, 141-2
class system 6-7
clusters 116
coal: transport of 114-15, 121, 124-5;
use of 5, 15-16, 99, 105, 114, 155, 166-7
coal industry: employment in 54;
location 116-17;
training in 59-60
Cobbett, William 151
coke 99, 102-3

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures vi
  • Tables vii
  • Preface viii
  • The Scope of the Industrial Revolution 1
  • Models of the Industrial Revolution 9
  • Capital Accumulation 29
  • Labour Supply 51
  • Demand 70
  • Inventors and Entrepreneurs 95
  • Market Size and Integration 113
  • Industrialisation and Living Standards 138
  • Conclusion 158
  • Index 182
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