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The Lutterworth Press
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ISBN-13 9780718896867
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Early Modern Studies
Forging Modernity
Why and How Britain Got the Industrial Revolution
by Martin Hutchinson
The Industrial Revolution provided the greatest increase in living standards the world has ever known while propelling Britain to dominance on the global stage. In Forging Modernity, Martin Hutchinson looks show more
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Martin Hutchinson was born in London, brought up in Cheltenham, England, and has lived in Singapore, Croatia, London, suburban Washington, and since 2011 in Poughkeepsie, NY. He was a merchant banker for show more
   table of contents

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Note on Money
1 Introduction: What this Book Is About
2 The Competitors: Europe's Potential Industrializers in 1600
3 Britain in 1600 and Early Changes, 1600-48

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"This timely book reminds us what a great achievement the Industrial revolution in Britain was in the period 1660-1830, taking living standards far higher than on the continent for the many and witnessing show more
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