The Growth of English Industry and Commerce, Հատոր 1

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Psychology Press, 1968 - 1039 էջ
A large-scale economic study by the historian William Cunningham (1849 1919), published in its first edition in 1882.
 

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INTRODUCTION
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the progress of the country appeared to be given by the prosperity
9
the formation of capital rendered it possible to give effect to these schemes
12
OF THE MERCANTILE SYSTEM IN GENERAL
13
THE REIGN OF ELIZABETH
25
choice of employments so as to favour rural districts and corporate towns
31
wages should be assessed according to plenty or scarcity Parliament
37
brought the Justices of the Peace into direct relations with the Council
44
view of maintaining the quality of goods arrangements were made
312
to alien mérchants to invest their capital and to come and reside
324
progress of improvement and enclosure put an end to subsistence farming
327
THE BEGINNINGs of ExPANSION
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the chief force at work Virginia and the West India Islands attracted
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population could be absorbed criminals and prisoners of war were trans
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plantations was committed either to noble proprietors who had
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and other countries seemed to be shown by the balance of trade which
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overcome The granting of monopolies began with mining and metallurgical
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development of English maritime power he went behind the work of naval
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made deliberate efforts to foster native industries and granted patents
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THE LANDED INTEREST
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century 37
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monetary science and led to a clearer apprehension of the cause of
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The Statute of Artificers In Elizabeths reign the rules
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increased supply of silver available in the sixteenth century but it is not easy
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The Regulation of the Corn Trade In regulating the corn trade
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estate management in the seventeenth century depended not on wool
175
Gold Coins and Foreign Monetary Relations Current gold coins
179
contrast between the high aims of the Stuarts and the notorious corruption
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of the Crown The Portuguese marriage and the treaty with Spain
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was continuously advancing during the seventeenth century there
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controlled the administrative system The legislative method of fostering
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PRIVILEGED CoMPANIES FOR COMMERCE
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which advanced money on more favourable terms than the goldsmiths
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occurred in the local distribution of industry can sometimes be explained
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League were finally ousted from their privileged position and the Merchant
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Company was founded to supersede the Hanse League in the Baltic trade
234
from time to time discussions which throw light on contemporary social
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were habitually taken to open and retain foreign markets for English cloth
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to the nation at that time was disadvantageous to the outports which were
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Company were made as separate ventures though each was on a common
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frequent temptation to overtrading while Pitt used his power of borrowing
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came into use the cotton weavers enjoyed great prosperity temporarily
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had been successful in both its objects for many years that of 1773
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The Humanitarians and Robert Owen English public opinion
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handloom weavers was not treated as a subject for State interference
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the African trade Several Companies were organised in succession under
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differentiation of an employing class occurred in the spinning trade and
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successful jointstock Company The enterprise was opened up by French
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were chiefly of foreign issues and after the recoinage of silver it
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other peoples to the English model as well as a high respect for human life
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The encouragement of the English landed interest reacted unfavourably
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not jealous of the Crown or of the economic prosperity of the colonies
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PARLIAMENTARY COLBERTISM
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new power over the plantations in a jealous spirit as they were afraid
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PUBLIC FINANCE
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CURRENCY AND CREDIT
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and employment of Capital and proved as had been anticipated to
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ditions of Credit were imperfectly recognised Business assumed a specu
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PARLIAMENTARY REGULATION of CoMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT
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CHANGES IN THE ORGANISATION AND DISTRIBUTION
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incursion gave opportunities for planting new industries which Parliament
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THE BEGINNING OF THE
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WII LAISSEZ FAIRE
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involved the decay of cottage employment and increased the differentiation
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duction of machinery in calico printing led to the substitution of boys
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machines for carding and scribbling and these had been generally adopted
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approval to schemes for colonisation but like his father he was anxious
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mills though possibly illegal was permitted since they did the work well
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AGGRAVATIONS OF THE EVILS OF TRANSITION
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evitable difficulties of transition were aggravated by the fluctuations of trade
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THE ENGLISH REvoluTION
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lived attracted attention at the outbreak of cholera in 1831 in insanitary
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the pressure of taxation this was reduced with the view of encouraging
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and political antagonism was roused against the Corn Laws as recast
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fairs in commerce combined with a belief that the colonies were an expense
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in Ireland was similar but the conditions were very different as the country
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a parallel with that of the sixteenth century in the substitution of a
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statesmen aimed at promoting national Power and the means of attaining
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the same problems but it was less fitted to grapple with them from
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B Enclosure and Depopulation in 1607 pp 102 103
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Colonial and Commercial Administration under Charles II p 200
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E Complaints from the Counties 1650 p 179
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revenue and of the charge on the debt and ii the growth of population
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G Some difficulties in the interpretation of Historical Statistics
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INDEX
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trade underwent little change in organisation but was exposed to difficulties
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Moneyed Men Banking business was being regularly practised by English
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