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Lectures /2547

Material supporting each of the lecture topics is made available on each of the topic pages (see list below or menu at top of page).

It’s likely that other sources may well be added. You are advised to check back frequently. In each case, suggested reading will be provided. At some later point (typically weeks later), copies of lecture slides will be made available.

Attending the lecture is the best way to get the lecture handouts in a timely fashion.

w1: Introduction to module

w2: Philosophy and methods in Economic History

w3-4: The pre-industrial world

w5-7: Britain’s industrial revolution

w8: Technological change – energy

w9: Technological change – transport

w10: The emergence of political economy

w11: Financial system and banking

w15-16: The 20th century economy

w17: Inter-war economy and policy

w18: Inter-war economic thought

w19: Bretton Woods Institutions

w20: Growth of the public sector

w21: Deindustrialisation in the UK

w23-24: Wealth, national income and inequality

w28: Privatisation

w29-30: Revision