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Social change in the industrial revolution

Neil J. Smelser

Social change in the industrial revolution

an application of theory to the Lancashire cotton industry 1770-1840

by Neil J. Smelser

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Published by Routledge and Kegan Paul in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliography and index.

Statementby Neil J. Smelser.
SeriesInternational library of sociology and social reconstruction
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 440p. ;
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18698793M
ISBN 10071003394X


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Smelser. Industrial Revolution and Social Changes Introduction: Between andtechnological progress, education, and an increasing capital stock transformed England into the workshop of the world. The industrial revolution, as the transformation came to be called, caused a sustained rise in real income per person in England and, as its effects spread, the rest of the Western world.

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