Industrial Revolution Historians

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Levine
Focus on Sheshed and their IMRs, worse off for framework knitters
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Szreter + Mooney
Regional IMR - lowest in Rural Surrey (45.1) compared to northern factory cities like Manchester (25.3)
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Mokyr
Increase of luxury consumption: higher standards of living? (or cheaper)
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Huck
Looks at IMR - IMR falls in Handsworth, as they retained skilled labourers for engineering and luxury market.
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Clapham
Pioneered real wages evidence 1926 - optimist
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Cinniella
Uses anthropometrics: heights fell consistently 1740-1815
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Lindert + Williamson
'baskets of goods': real wages stagnated then grew 1819-1851, 1.5% annually
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Nicholas + Steckel
Anthropometrics based on Australian convicts: fell over the whole period by an inch
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Shammas
Food adulterated and had less calories in it when sold in city shops - worse living standars
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Eisenstein
Industrial revolution put pressure of women's roles; increased unpaid household work and low paid out of doors work
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Wrigley + Schofield
Increase of IMR - 263 in 1700 to 316 in 1837. However, record nationally higher life expectancy.
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Crafts
Similar research to Lindert and Williamson in the chop and change of improvements - reflects time scales.
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Oddy
Women sacrificed nutrition for men - highlights better job opportunities for men
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Rule
Regional real wages: South declines, North rises.
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Johnson and Oxley
Interest of anthropometrics of women, averaged lower than men - had lower living standards. Also notes that English women had worse living standards than the Irish, due to Irish still retaining self-sufficient family unit style. Timing - 1790s-1890s.
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Voth
Increased working hours - added 1,000 hours between 1750 and 1850
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Regional IMR - lowest in Rural Surrey (45.1) compared to northern factory cities like Manchester (25.3)

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Szreter + Mooney

Card 3

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Increase of luxury consumption: higher standards of living? (or cheaper)

Back

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Card 4

Front

Looks at IMR - IMR falls in Handsworth, as they retained skilled labourers for engineering and luxury market.

Back

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Card 5

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Pioneered real wages evidence 1926 - optimist

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