Industrialization is still the factor that distinguishes the modern world from the past, and advanced countries from undeveloped ones. In this revised and expanded edition, Tom Kemp uses the historical record of industrialization to explore key questions about its impact and the significance we...
Published December 13th 1992 by Routledge
The U.S. Economy in the Twentieth Century
How did the United States become the twentieth century's dominant economy? What is special about America and the American way of capitalism, that favoured such a rapid climb to wealth and power? And, as the old postwar certainties begin to crumble, is the climax of American capitalism already over?...
Published October 14th 1990 by Routledge
This new edition is fully updated and revised, incorporating the massive changes in the USSR and China in the 1980's. It offers a series of case-studies charting the progress and assessing the achievement of six industrializing countries outside the Western World. It covers the whole range of...
Published July 23rd 1989 by Routledge
Written for the layman as well as the economic historian this famous and much-used book not only presents a general synthesis of the pattern of European industrialisation; it also provides material for a comparative study by illustrating, in separate case studies, the specific characteristics of...
Published April 14th 1985 by Routledge