The industrial revolutions and after
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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Economic history -- 1750-1918.,
  • Income -- Europe -- History.,
  • Technological innovations -- Europe.,
  • Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.,
  • Europe -- Economic conditions -- 1789-1900.,
  • Europe -- Population -- History.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by H.J Habakkuk and M. Postan.
SeriesCambridge economic history of Europe -- v. 6, The Cambridge economic history of Europe -- v. 6, pt. 1-2
ContributionsPostan, M. M. 1899-1981., Habakkuk, Hrothgar John, 1915-
LC ClassificationsHC 240 C3 vol. 6 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. (xii, 1040 p.) ;
Number of Pages1040
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22169987M
ISBN 100521045088

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