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Author Berg, Maxine, 1950-

Title The Age of manufactures : industry, innovation and work in Britain, 1700-1820 / Maxine Berg
Published Oxford : Basil Blackwell in association with Fontana, 1985

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Description 378 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Series Fontana history of England
Fontana history of England.
Contents Contents : 1. Industries. -- 2. Political economy and the growth of manufacture. -- 3. Models of manufacture: prrimitive accumulation or proto-industrialization? -- 4. Agricultural origins of industry. -- 5. Industrial decline. -- 6. Domestic manufacture and women's work. -- 7. Custom and community in domestic manufacture and the trades. -- 8. The economic history of technological diffusion. -- 9. The textile industries: organizing work. -- 10. The textile industries: technologies. -- 11. The metal and hardware trades. -- 12. The Birmingham toy trades
Analysis Great Britain Manufacturing industries 1700-1820
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 345-364
Subject Industries -- Great Britain -- History.
Manufactures -- History.
Manufactures -- Great Britain -- History.
United Kingdom -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Manufactures -- History
ISBN 0006860192
Other Titles Age of manufactures, 1700-1820
Age of manufactures, 1700-1820