2 edition of Power and industry in Britain. found in the catalog.
Power and industry in Britain.
Previous ed. 1973.
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Byat the apogee of its power, Britain had % of world population. The area of the British Isles is only about % of the world land mass. Yet Britain then produced two-thirds of world output of coal and one half of world production of cotton textiles and iron.
Output per worker was higher in Britain than in any other country. industry. Rural workers in cottage industries also provided a potential labor force for industrial enterprises.
Britain had a ready supply of capital for investment in the new industrial machines and the factories that were needed to house them. In addition to proﬁts from trade and cottage industry, Britain possessed an effective cen.
Britain’s ability to project power through a formidable navy and merchant fleet rested on the fact that it was also the world’s first industrial nation. The country’s initial manufacturing boom had been driven by the cotton trade. Britain’s coal industry; His latest book, Island Stories: Britain and its History in the Age of.
The passing of the era when Britain was the world’s leading industrial power also pointed to a waning of its leadership as a naval power. On this connection between industrial and naval power, the historian Avner Offer writes: “In a world of many workshops, it became difficult [for Britain] to keep ahead in armored warships.”.
History of technology - History of technology - The Industrial Revolution (–): The term Industrial Revolution, like similar historical concepts, is more convenient than precise.
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The star which shone so brightly is now revealed as a nova in descent, but we are at a loss to know what magnitude to ascribe to it. In referring to the world power constellation we still speak of the "Big Three," but also of the "Big Two.
Iron was one of the most basic requirements of the rapidly industrializing British economy, and the country certainly had plenty of raw materials. However, inthe iron industry was not efficient and most iron was imported into Britain. Byafter technical developments, the iron industry was a net exporter.
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Bythe British computer industry was all but extinct. What happened in the intervening thirty years holds lessons for all postindustrial superpowers. As Britain struggled to use technology to retain its global power, the nation's inability to manage its technical labor force hobbled its transition into the information age.
Steam power transformed the metal industry, increasing supplies of coal to smelt iron and produce steel, and enabling new techniques of working with metals. A flourishing power. The long 18th century, from the Glorious Revolution until Waterloo, was the period in which Britain rose to a dominant position.
Britain wanted to limit certain industries (capped level of Industry plan in ) to prevent a resurgent Germany from again becoming a military threat, but the problem produced a conflict of minimising possible military aggression against domestic economic considerations.
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Britain, with its head start in manufacturing, its many world markets, and its dominant navy, would dominate industry for most of the 19th century. Towards the end of that century, the United States and Germany would begin to challenge Britain's industrial power.
By the end of the 19 th century, Britain had risen to become the industrial and manufacturing powerhouse of the world. Mechanization of the textile industry, development of the metal industry and, key to both, the move from animal and water power to steam, all played their part in Britain.
Britain produced two-thirds of the world’s coal and about one-half iron and cotton cloth and inBritain produced 20% of the world’s output of industrial goods Britain became the first industrial nation and as the economy increased the produc-tion, the gross national product (GNP) rose fourfold between and and the population.
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The rise of American naval power in marked the end of the Royal Navy's superiority, an eclipse acknowledged in the Washington Naval Treaty ofwhen the United States and Britain agreed to equal tonnage quotas on warships.
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