Essays in the Economics and Social History of England in the Eighteenth Century
Peter Mathias’s subject is the creation in late eighteenth-century England of the industrial system – and thereby the present world. That unique conjuncture poses the sharpest questions about the nature of industrialization, social change and historical explanation, issues that are his principal...
To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge
Essays in the economic and social history of England in the eighteenth century
Series: Routledge Revivals
First published in 1979, The Transformation of England discusses the creation in late eighteenth century England of the industrial system and thereby the present world. Professor Mathias poses questions about the nature of industrialization, social change and historical explanation, issues that are...
Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge
The Economic History of Britain 1700–1914, 3rd Edition
This celebrated and seminal text examines the industrial revolution, from its genesis in pre-industrial Britain, through its development and into maturity. A chapter-by-chapter analysis explores topics such as economic growth, agriculture, trade finance, labour and transport. First published in...
Published October 11th 2001 by Routledge