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  Economic history of Britain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a history of the economy of Britain.
Britain, in as sense, continued to adhere to the Cobdenite notion that informal colonialism was preferable — the established consensus among industrial capitalists during the age of Pax Britannica between the downfall of Napoleon and the Franco-Prussian War.
Britain’s economic problems are cited as the reason for appeasement.
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 ipedia.com: Economic history of Great Britain Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
History of Britain Chronological Ancient Britain Roman Britain Anglo-Saxon Britain Viking Britain Medieval Britain Modern Britain Geographic History of England History of Ireland History of Scotland H...
For many years Britain did not have the skilled workforce or the population desity to itself participate in manufacturing, but turmoil on the continent as a result of the end of the Italian Renaissance and the wars of religion caused by the Protestant Reformation lead to an influx of skilled dyers and weavers.
Great Britain through the wealth generated by its extensive trade, its cutthroat competition with the Dutch, and its walth in natural resources, especially coal caused it to be the first nation to experience the Industrial Revolution.
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 Economic history - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Economic history is the application of economic theories to historical study.
Cliometrics is the use of econometric techniques to study economic history.
EH.Net Economic History Services - Includes Economic History Encyclopedia, Ask the Professor, Book Reviews, databases, directories, bibliographies, mailing lists, and an inflation calculator.
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 :: Science :: Social Sciences :: Economics :: Economic History
History of the Eighties - Lessons for the Future - A study prepared by the FDIC's Division of Research and Statistics presents a detailed analysis of the complex combination of causes that led to the extraordinary number of bank failures in the 1980s and early 1990s.
History of Economic Thought - A repository of links and information on the history of economic thought, from the ancient times until the modern day, designed for those interested in learning about economics from a historical perspective.
The History Mechanics - New classification of an economic crisis: stagflation and overproduction.
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 Economic & Social History
Social History One is a study of the social history of Britain from 1650 to the present.
This course considers the economic and social history of Britain's early American colonies (on the mainland and in the West Indies) in the context of the rise of the North Atlantic economy.
The course is designed to attract the interest of students in economics and in economic history with an interest in monetary issues, and of others in related subjects (for example, politics or history) with a readiness to deepen their understanding of economic theory.
www.esh.ed.ac.uk /courses.htm   (5969 words)

  
 EH1 Booklet 01/02
The study of economic history is therefore concerned with two basic questions - how and why the ways in which economies worked changed over time and how these changes affected the living standards of populations in the past.
Part 1 of the Full Course or Economic History 1.1.h: The Economic History of Britain since 1914 examines the experience of the British economy during the twentieth century and considers Britain's loss of industrial and commercial pre-eminence in the world against a background of increasing prosperity and government involvement in the economy.
R.A. Houston, The Population History of Britain and Ireland, 1500-1750.
www.esh.ed.ac.uk /ehibooklet.htm   (5404 words)

  
 NEH 2002 Summer Seminar - Bibliography
Ashton, T.S. An Economic History of England: The Eighteenth Century(1972).
Clapham, J. An Economic History of Modern Britain, I, The Early Railway Age 1820-1850, 2nd ed.(1930).
Coleman, D.C. History and the Economic Past: An Account of the Rise and Decline of Economic History in Britain(1987).
www.umassd.edu /ir/bibliography.html   (663 words)

  
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Written from the point of view of an economist-oriented economic historian, it provides excellent introductory and concluding chapters on 'historical models of [economic] growth' and 'anti-models'; and it provides very full coverage of the national economies (all sectors) of Germany, France, and Russia.
Furthermore, some of the essays are rather difficult for second year students (and might thus discourage you from studying economic history); and not all are of good quality.
Henry Hamilton, An Economic History of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century (Oxford, 1963).
www.economics.utoronto.ca /munro5/303BIB.htm   (6811 words)

  
 War and Economic History
During slack economic times, such as the Great Depression of the 1930s, military spending and war mobilization can increase capacity utilization, reduce unemployment (through conscription), and generally induce patriotic citizens to work harder for less compensation.
The shadow of war lies across economic history, influencing its pace and direction, and war continues to both shape economic developments and respond to them.
Descriptions of the economic, social, and environmental consequences of seven armed conflicts - the Gulf War, East Timor, Mozambique, Sudan, Peru, Kashmir, and former Yugoslavia - based on a study by six humanitarian organizations.
www.joshuagoldstein.com /jgeconhi.htm   (2768 words)

  
 H-Net Review: Nan H. Dreher on Modern Britain: An Economic and Social History
While accepting that a degree of economic decline was inevitable, the book investigates two questions related to that decline: whether Britain's economic leadership could have been maintained into the twentieth century, and whether British living standards could have kept pace with those of the rest of the industrial world.
Modern Britain is unusual in its chronological parameters, and it therefore fills a noticeable gap in the existing literature.
Most economic histories either adopt a much longer time frame (from the eighteenth century up to the present) or cover only half the twentieth century, either before or after World War II.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=1236856830793   (983 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The Economic History of Britain Since 1700: 1860-1939 v. 2: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Amazon.co.uk: The Economic History of Britain Since 1700: 1860-1939 v.
An economic history of Britain since 1700, in three volumes by 39 eminent historians and economists, this book will succeed the first edition of 'Floud and McCloskey' (published in 1981) as the leading textbook on its subject.
The text has a firm economic basis, but emphasises the historical context and chronology and is written in straightforward and jargon-free English.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521425212   (455 words)

  
 Economic growth in history bibliography
What has been the history of growth, income distribution, and well-being since 1500?  When have incomes converged and when have they diverged?   Discuss the growth breakthrough in early modern Europe.
GW Grantham, “The Diffusion of the New Husbandry in Northern France, 1815-1840,” Journal of Economic History, 38, 1978, pp.
GW Grantham, “The Persistence of Open-Field Farming in Nineteenth Century France,” Journal of Economic History, 40, 1980, pp.
www.history.ox.ac.uk /ecohist/biblios/1a_economic_business/economic_growth_in_history_bib.htm   (4244 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
with An Economic and Social History of Britain, 1760-19...
The industiral revolution of Britain is recognised today as a model for industrialisation all over the world.
Now reissued with a new introduction by the author, this book is widely renowned as a classic text for students of this key period.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/0415266726   (455 words)

  
 The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain:0521820383:Edited by Roderick Floud, Paul Johnson:eCampus.com
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain:0521820383:Edited by Roderick Floud, Paul Johnson:eCampus.com
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain is a comprehensive account of the economic history of Britain since 1700, based on the most up-to-date research.
Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson have assembled well-known international scholars to produce a set of volumes which serve as a textbook for undergraduate students as well as an authoritative reference guide to the subject.
www.ecampus.com /bk_detail.asp?isbn=0521820383   (93 words)

  
 Economic History of Britain Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ HigherPower.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Economic History of Britain Encyclopedia Article, Information, History and Biography @ HigherPower.org
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 ECONOMIC HISTORY OF BRITAIN SINCE 1700 1939-1992 by from Pickabook Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
ECONOMIC HISTORY OF BRITAIN SINCE 1700 1939-1992 by from Pickabook Books
English is a vast, rambling conglomeration of words and phrases from a huge variety of times and places, and every word has its own intriguing history.
The most up-to-date and comprehensive survey of recent British economic history currently available.
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 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY Early Modern   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Geneviève Fraisse and Michelle Perrot, eds., A History of Women in the West, v.
A History of Their Own: Women in Europe from Prehistory to the Present, v.
Nove, Alec, An Economic History of the USSR, 1917-1991
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 Amazon.ca: The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain 3 Volume Paperback Set: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
these volumes are the best available economic history of modern Britain.
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain provides a readable and comprehensive survey of the economic history of Britain since industrialisation, based on the most up-to-date research into the subject.
Roderick Floud and Paul Johnson have assembled a team of fifty leading scholars from around the world to produce a set of volumes which are both a lucid textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students and an authoritative guide to the subject.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0521539323   (309 words)

  
 Postan (1972) The medieval economy and society: An economic history of Britain in the Middle Ages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Postan (1972) The medieval economy and society: An economic history of Britain in the Middle Ages
The medieval economy and society: An economic history of Britain in the Middle Ages
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 Library of Economics and Liberty: Economics Readings by Topic: General Economic History
Library of Economics and Liberty: Economics Readings by Topic: General Economic History
Engerman, Stanley and Robert Gallman, (eds.), The Cambridge Economic History of the United States
North, Douglass, Terry Anderson and Peter Hill, Growth and Welfare in the American Past: A New Economic History
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Amazon.com: The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 3, Structural Change and Growth, 1939-2000 (Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain): Books: Roderick Floud,Paul Johnson
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain: Volume 3, Structural Change and Growth, 1939-2000 (Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain) (Paperback)
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 Amazon.com: A Social and Economic History of Britain: 1700-1976: Books: Stephen Leslie Case,D.J. Hall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
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