Continuity, Chance and Change by E. A. Wrigley
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Continuity, Chance and Change
By E. A. Wrigley

Continuity, Chance and Change

The Character of the Industrial Revolution in England

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Continuity, Chance and Change by E. A. Wrigley

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The Industrial Revolution brought into being a distinct world, a world of greater affluence, longevity and mobility, an urban rather than a rural world. But the great surge of economic growth was balanced against severe constraints on the opportunities for expansion, revealing an intriguing paradox. This book, published to considerable critical acclaim, explores the paradox and attempts to provide a distinct model' of the changes that comprised the industrial revolution.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521396578
ISBN-10: 0521396573
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 9mm)
Pages: 156
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Nov-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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