An Economic History of the British Isles
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An Economic History of the British Isles

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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 21.34mm | 567g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • 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 position
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