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Author Wrigley, E. A. (Edward Anthony), 1931-

Title Poverty, progress, and population / E.A. Wrigley
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 463 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Figures; Tables; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I The wellsprings of growth; Part II Town and country; Part III The numbers game; Bibliography; Index
Summary Our understanding of what constituted the industrial revolution has changed fundamentally in recent decades. Sir E.A. Wrigley, the leading historian of industrial England, here sets out to expose the inadequacy of what was once the received wisdom and to suggest what he believes should stand in its place
Notes Includes articles previously published or soon to be published in scholarly journals
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cities and towns -- England -- Growth -- History.
Industrial revolution -- England.
England -- Economic conditions.
England -- Population -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511164017
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