Обложка книги Merchant Enterprise in Britain: From the Industrial Revolution to World War I

Merchant Enterprise in Britain: From the Industrial Revolution to World War I

ISBN: 0521893623; 9780521893626;
Издательство: Cambridge University Press

Studies of the British Industrial Revolution and of the Victorian period of economic and social development have until very recently concentrated on British industries and industrial regions, while commerce and finance, and particularly that of London, have been substantially neglected. This has distorted our view of the process of change, since financial services and much trade continued to be centred on the metropolis, and the south-east region never lost its position at the top of the national league of wealth.