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Books

Pat Hudson, ed, 'Regions and industries: a perspective on the industrial revolution in Britain', (Cambridge, 1986)

Roger Middleton, 'Government versus the market: the growth of the public sector, economic management and British economic performance, c1890-1979', (Cheltenham, 199)

Articles

Patrick K O'Brien et al, 'Political components of the industrial revolution: Parliament and the English cotton textile industry, 1660-1774', Economic History Review 1991, (44), pp 395-423

Ron Harris, 'Government and the economy, 1688-1850', in R Floud and P Johnson, The Cambridge Economic History of Britain, Volume 1: Industrialisation 1700-1860, Cambridge, 2004, pp 204-237

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