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British and European Industrialization

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Modern economic growth – the simultaneous increase in population and average incomes – has been capitalism’s greatest achievement. This growth first became apparent in Britain in the nineteenth century and then spread to continental Europe (and the United States). The process is usually associated with the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the spread of British-type industrialization to follower economies. This chapter reviews the emergence of modern economic growth and suggests that the u...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Sub department:
Economics
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
University of Oxford
Series:
Oxford Economic and Social History Working Papers
Publication date:
2013-02-01
Paper number:
111
Language:
English
Pubs id:
1341581
Local pid:
pubs:1341581
Deposit date:
2023-05-19

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