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Transatlantic Industrial Revolution: The Diffusion of Textile Technologies Between Britain and America, 1770-1830s

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Jeremy examines the flow of industrial textile machinery, techniques, and skills from England to America during the early industrial revolution. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http: //www.humanitiesebook.org) online version of the same title.
Paperback, 420 pages
Published November 1st 2008 by ACLS History E-Book Project (first published January 1st 2001)
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Mark Bowles
Aug 30, 2014 Mark Bowles rated it really liked it
A. Synopsis: This book addresses two questions (1) How important was the diffusion of British technology to the growth of American textiles compared with “American” innovations. Answer: Diffusion was less important after 1807 when native modifications became more important. (2) How did scarcities and costs affect differences between the American and British industries. Scarcities and costs provided an opportunity for American industrialization that was not available in Britain.
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