Rehabilitating the industrial revolution
Berg, Maxine and Hudson, Pat (1992) Rehabilitating the industrial revolution. Economic History Review, Vol.45 (No.1). pp. 24-50. ISSN 0013-0117Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0289.1992.tb01290...
Rehabilitating the industrial revolution. Gradualist perspectives now dominate economic and social histories of the industrial revolution. Analyses of economic change which rely on growth accounting and macroeconomic estimates of productivity indicate continuity with the past; social historians have followed in turning aside from the analysis of new class formations. This article challenges these perspectives. Currently accepted economic indicators and recent social history underplay the extent and uniqueness of economic and social transformation. The article emphasizes change in technology, the use of a female and child labour force, regional specialization, demographic behaviour, and political change.
|Item Type:||Journal Item|
|Subjects:||D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
|Divisions:||Faculty of Arts > History|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Industrial revolution -- Great Britain -- Historiography|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Economic History Review|
|Official Date:||February 1992|
|Number of Pages:||27|
|Page Range:||pp. 24-50|
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