An Economic History of the British Isles

An Economic History of the British Isles

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 21.34mm | 566g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138864927
  • 9781138864924

Table of contents

Introduction BOOK 1: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE ELEVENTH CENTURY 1. The prehistoric age 2. The Roman occupation 3. The Anglo-Saxon period BOOK II: FROM THE ELEVENTH CENTURY TO THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY 4. Feudalism in its economic aspect 5. The medieval manor 6. The decay of the Villeinage 7. The agrarian revolution of the sixteenth century 8. Commerce and towns 9. Industry and craft gilds 10. Economic opinion in the middle ages 11. Money, moneylending and public finance 12. The state and economic regulation 13. The economic development of Scotland (1) the Land 14. The economic development of Scotland (2) trade and industry 15. Medieval Wales and Ireland BOOK III: FROM THE SIXTEENTH TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 16. Commercial expansion 17. The mercantile system 18. Agricultural and industrial developments 19. Money, banking and public finance 20. Scotland and the two unions 21. Ireland in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries BOOK IV: FROM THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY 22. The Industrial Revolution 23. Consequences of industrialism 24. The agrarain revolution 25. The revolution in transport 26. The revolution in commerce 27. The rise and decline of free trade 28. Banking, currency and public finance 29. Lasissez-faire and socialism 30. Social legislation 31. Social movements 32. The post-war positionshow more