12 black & white illustrations, 59 black & white tables, 12 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
Part I: Industrialisation and the State 1815-70 1. Introduction 2. France, Europe and the Napoleonic Legacy 3. The Unifying German States Compared to the United Kingdom 4. Free Land and Unfree Labour: USA and Russia Part II: Business Growth and the Nation States 1870-1939 5. German Business in the World Economy: Cartels on Autarky 6. Peasent Farms, Industrial Growth and National Defence in France Appendix: Sectoral Shares and Productivity Growth in Manufacturing in the Major Powers 1860-1928 7. The Peasent Economy, Heavy Industry and National Defence in Russia Appendix: The Challenge from the Newcomer: Japan 1870-1939 8. The Costs of Being First: Britain 1870-1939 9. USA 1870-1939: Natural Resources, Free Markets and Fractured Government 10. Conclusion
Robert Millward is Professor Emeritus of Economic History, University of Manchester, UK.