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The effect of the railways on the growth of the economy of England and Wales, 1840-1870

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Although historians have usually acknowledged the importance of the railways for economic growth in England and Wales in the mid-nineteenth century, little research has been specifically devoted to this subject. Historians have investigated other aspects of railways, and writers whose interests centred on railways rather than on economic or historical development, have provided a large literature on technical matters and on inter-company rivalries. The economic impact of the railways ha...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1968
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602326393
URN:
uuid:3c694fa2-1db9-4073-bd11-6fd91b4e163b
Local pid:
td:602326393
Language:
English
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