Industry and Empire: From 1750 to the Present Day
ISBN/ASIN: 0140257888,9780140257885 | 1999 | English | mobi | 432/0 pages | 2.76 Mb
Publisher: Penguin Group(CA) | Author: E. J. (Eric John) Hobsbawm | Edition: 2nd
This outstanding history describes and accounts for Britain's rise as the world's first industrial world power, its decline from the temporary dominance of the pioneer, its rather special relationship with the rest of the world (notably the underdeveloped countries) and the effects of all these on the life of the British people.