The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective

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Price
$132.00
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Pages
344
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.9 inches | 1.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780521868273

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About the Author
Robert C. Allen is Professor of Economic History at Oxford University and a fellow of Nuffield College. His books include Enclosure and the Yeoman: The Agricultural Development of the South Midlands, 1450-1850 (1992), and Farm to Factory: A Re-interpretation of the Soviet Industrial Revolution (2003), both of which won the Ranki Prize of the Economic History Association.
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Robert Allen's analysis will delight many economists, for he deals in measurable factors such as wages and prices ... This is a beautifully written book, the language as clear as a brook and with the same tumbling energy. -The Economist
the smartest thing I have read in at least a year. -Professor J. Bradford DeLong, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
...stunningly good study of the Industrial Revolution... The book is well written and is essential reading for anyone wanting to understand the origins of industrial change in the eighteenth century. -Richard Brown, The Historical Association
This book's lucidity make it a must read for general reader and specialist alike. Highly recommended. -Choice
This is the book you should use to teach the Industrial Revolution. -Journal of Economic History