Economic Maturity and Entrepreneurial Decline
British Iron and Steel, 1870-1913
||McCloskey, Donald N.|
|Series title:||Harvard Economic Studies|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Publisher:||Harvard University Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $65.00|
| Book Description: |
It is often alleged that late Victorian businessmen in Britain displayed little of the vigor of their fathers in competition with the new industrial powers of the late nineteenth century, Germany and the United States. This allegation has been the foundation for a great many interpretations of the end of British domination over the world's economic life and of the economic difficulties that Britain has faced subsequently.
The British iron and steel industry is taken...