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The Resource Poverty, progress, and population, E.A. Wrigley

Poverty, progress, and population, E.A. Wrigley

Label
Poverty, progress, and population
Title
Poverty, progress, and population
Statement of responsibility
E.A. Wrigley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Our understanding of what constituted the industrial revolution has changed fundamentally in recent decades. Sir E.A. Wrigley sets out to expose the inadequacy of what was once the received wisdom and to suggest what he believes should stand in its place
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wrigley, E. A.
Dewey number
330.942/07
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC255
LC item number
.W833 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial revolution
  • Cities and towns
  • England
  • England
  • Révolution industrielle
  • Villes
  • Economische groei
  • Industrialisatie
  • Stad en platteland
  • Bevolkingsontwikkeling
Label
Poverty, progress, and population, E.A. Wrigley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes articles previously published or soon to be published in scholarly journals
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- -- Part I. The wellsprings of growth : -- 1. The quest for the industrial revolution -- 2. The divergence of England : the growth of the English economy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- 3. Two kinds of capitalism, two kinds of growth -- 4. Men on the land and men in the countryside : employment in agriculture in early nineteenth-century England -- 5. The occupational structure of England in early mid-nineteenth century England -- 6. Corn and crisis : Malthus on the high price of provisions -- 7. Why poverty was inevitable in traditional societies -- 8. Malthus on the prospects for the labouring poor -- -- Part II. Town and country : -- 9. City and country in the past : a sharp divide or a continuum? -- 10. 'The great commerce of every civilised society' : urban growth in early modern Europe -- 11. Country and town : the primary, secondary and tertiary peopling of England in the early modern period -- -- Part III. The numbers game : -- 12. Explaining the rise in marital fertility in England in the 'long' eighteenth century -- 13. No death without birth : the implications of English mortality in the early modern period -- 14. The effect of migration on the estimation of marriage age in family reconstitution studies -- 15. Demographic retrospective -- -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
51967418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 463 pages
Isbn
9780521529747
Isbn Type
(pb.)
Lccn
2003048472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51967418
Label
Poverty, progress, and population, E.A. Wrigley
Publication
Note
Includes articles previously published or soon to be published in scholarly journals
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 441-454) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- -- Part I. The wellsprings of growth : -- 1. The quest for the industrial revolution -- 2. The divergence of England : the growth of the English economy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries -- 3. Two kinds of capitalism, two kinds of growth -- 4. Men on the land and men in the countryside : employment in agriculture in early nineteenth-century England -- 5. The occupational structure of England in early mid-nineteenth century England -- 6. Corn and crisis : Malthus on the high price of provisions -- 7. Why poverty was inevitable in traditional societies -- 8. Malthus on the prospects for the labouring poor -- -- Part II. Town and country : -- 9. City and country in the past : a sharp divide or a continuum? -- 10. 'The great commerce of every civilised society' : urban growth in early modern Europe -- 11. Country and town : the primary, secondary and tertiary peopling of England in the early modern period -- -- Part III. The numbers game : -- 12. Explaining the rise in marital fertility in England in the 'long' eighteenth century -- 13. No death without birth : the implications of English mortality in the early modern period -- 14. The effect of migration on the estimation of marriage age in family reconstitution studies -- 15. Demographic retrospective -- -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
51967418
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 463 pages
Isbn
9780521529747
Isbn Type
(pb.)
Lccn
2003048472
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)51967418

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