Industry and empire

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This classic work describes Britain’s rise as the world’s first industrial world power, its decline from the temporary dominance of the pioneer, its relationship with the rest of the world and the effects of all these on the life of the British people.

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ISBN: 9780140257885 Author: Hobsbawm, Eric J. Publisher: Penguin Publication Date: 1st January 1999 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 330.941 (edition:21) Pages: 411 Language: English Edition: Revised edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , , , ,

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.

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