An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England
by Edward P. Cheyney
Publisher: The MacMillan Company 1920
Number of pages: 412
This is a college and high-school history textbook. It covers growth of the nation to the middle of the fourteenth century, rural life and organization, town life and organization, medieval trade and commerce, the black death and the peasants' rebellion, the breaking up of the medieval system, the expansion of England, the period of the industrial revolution, the extension of government control, the extension of voluntary association.
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