The essays in this book focus on the controversies concerning Britain's economic performance between the mid-nineteenth century and the First World War. The overriding theme is that Britain's own resources were consistently more productive, more resilient and more successful than is normally assumed. And if the economy's achievement was considerable, the influence on it of external factors (trade, international competition, policy) were much less significant than is normally supposed. The book is structured as follows: Part One: The Method of Historical Economics Part Two: Enterprise in Late Victorian Britain Part Three: Britain in the World Economy, 1846-1913.engines and automobiles, but rejected the typically uniform condemnation of British entrepreneurship in these ... The Myth of the Great Depression, 1873-1896 , that he is not convinced by Wilsona#39;s essay because Wilson a#39;argues by example*.
|Title||:||Enterprise and Trade in Victorian Britain|
|Author||:||D. N. McCloskey|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-10-16|