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The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume I: Industrialisation, 1700-1860 by Roderick FloudVol. 1
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume II: Economic maturity, 1860-1939 by Roderick FloudVol. 2
The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Britain Volume III: Structural Change and Growth, 1939-2000 by Roderick FloudVol. 3

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  1. The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain, 1700-1850 by Joel Mokyr (2009)
  2. The First Industrial Nation: The Economic History of Britain 1700-1914 by Peter Mathias (1969)
  3. The First Industrial Revolution by Phyllis Deane (1965)
  4. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers by Paul Kennedy (1987)
  5. Free Trade Nation: Commerce, Consumption, and Civil Society in Modern Britain by Frank Trentmann (2008)
  6. The Industrial Revolution (Reading History) by Pat Hudson (1992)
  7. Medieval Economy and Society: An Economic History of Britain in the Middle Ages by M. M. Postan (1972)
  8. The Making of the English Working Class by E. P. Thompson (1963)
  9. The British Industrial Revolution in Global Perspective by Robert C. Allen (2009)
  10. The Forging of the Modern State: Early Industrial Britain, 1783-1870 by Eric J. Evans (1983)
  11. The Cambridge Economic History of the Greco-Roman World by Walter Scheidel (2007)
  12. Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970 by David Edgerton (2006)
  13. The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830 by T. S. Ashton (1900)
  14. The Cambridge Economic History of Europe from the Decline of the Roman Empire, Volume V : The Economic Organization of Early Modern Europe by E. E. Rich (1977)
  15. The Age of Improvement, 1783-1867 by Asa Briggs (1956)

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