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The rise and fall of the factory system: technology, firms, and households since the industrial revolution

  • Mokyr, Joel
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Carnegie-Rochester Conference Series on Public Policy.

    Volume (Year): 55 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 1 (December)
    Pages: 1-45

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