New Directions in Economic and Social History

Volume II

  • Editors
  • Anne Digby
  • Charles Feinstein
  • David Jenkins

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. A. Digby, C. H. Feinstein, D. T. Jenkins
      Pages 1-8
  3. The Early Industrial Economy

  4. Transport

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. D. Aldcroft
      Pages 64-80
  5. Labour

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. B. Eichengreen
      Pages 111-122
  6. Society

  7. Problems of a Mature Economy

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 203-211

About this book


Based on articles first published in Refresh (Recent Findings in Economic and Social History) this is the second volume in the highly successful New Directions in Economic and Social History which focuses on important and controversial issues in British history during the last three centuries. It discusses recent work showing how new archival material, new methods of analysis and new approaches have changed interpretations. The volume will enable teachers, lecturers and students to keep abreast of current advances in research.


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