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The 'quality of life': lessons for and from the British Industrial Revolution

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  • Crafts, Nicholas, 1995. "The 'quality of life': lessons for and from the British Industrial Revolution," Economic History Working Papers 22418, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Economic History.
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    • N0 - Economic History - - General
    • O14 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Industrialization; Manufacturing and Service Industries; Choice of Technology
    • B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925
    • O52 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economywide Country Studies - - - Europe

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