Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850

Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850

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This fascinating collection presents industrialization as a total historical process involving the destruction of one world simultaneously with the creation of another. Divided into two sections, it deals with elements of life such as the organization of labour, the health of the nation, rural and industrial societies, and poverty. The first section (The Expanding Economy) outlines the process by which economic growth took place and the second (The Social Impact) shows the impact this growth had on the society which both promoted and resisted it.Natural Laws and the Impossibility oflntetference Malthusa#39; Essay on Population was probably the most influential work of this period, after Wealth of Nations. ... Their distresses are always real, though they are not attributed to the real causes.

Title:Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850
Author:Richard Tames
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-05


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