9780415461771

Nation, State and the Industrial Revolution: The Visible Hand

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415461771

  • ISBN10:

    0415461774

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-01
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book puts the industrial revolution in a political and institutional context of state-making and the creation of modern national states, demonstrating that industrial transformation was connected to state and military interests.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. x
Introductionp. 1
The political economy of the early modern statep. 26
The industrial revolution: a threat or a promise?p. 51
Industrialization in Europe, part 1p. 75
Industrialization in Europe, part 2p. 101
Industrialization in the first Western offshootp. 122
Concluding remarksp. 141
Notesp. 145
Bibliographyp. 163
Indexp. 176
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