The Mechanics of the Industrial Revolution

  title={The Mechanics of the Industrial Revolution},
  author={Morgan Kelly and Joel Mokyr and Cormac {\'O}. Gr{\'a}da},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
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The industrial revolution, an unintended consequence of self-defence?

Patrick O’Brien’s take on the industrial revolution In his new and ambitious essay, ‘Was the British Industrial Revolution a Conjuncture in Global Economic History?’, Patrick O’Brien proposes a



Industrial Revolution in England and France: Some Thoughts on the Question “Why Was England First? ”

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  • 2018

'The Holy Land of Industrialism': rethinking the Industrial Revolution

  • Joel Moykr
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    Journal of the British Academy
  • 2021
Various explanations of Britain�s economic technological leadership between 1760 and 1850 have been proposed for many decades and have dealt with many aspects of British society: politics, natural

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  • The Economic History Review

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Output growth and the British industrial revolution: a restatement of the Crafts‐Harley view

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