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The British electrical industry, 1875-1914

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This is a study in the beginnings of an industry. The electrical industry was chosen for two reasons. Firstly its story is that of the beginnings of the substantial economic application of a new technology. Secondly it was an important industry in the British economy at the time. It has sometimes been argued that the slow growth of this industry is one of the reasons for the slow growth of the economy. Thus the material has been principally organised around two matters, innovation and tec...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Social Studies
Publication date:
1962
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602351143
URN:
uuid:a2cb78df-93f1-43eb-82ad-a14be2e71b43
Local pid:
td:602351143

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