Renowned industrial expert Geoffrey Owen analyses the complex reasons behind the delayed modernisation of British industry. In , following the economic hardship of the war years, British industry looked forward with confidence to re-establishing links with its traditional trading partners in the Empire, and in the years of reconstruction which followed enjoyed unprecendented growth and. The interwar years saw a marked increase in consumer's expenditure on a range of goods. After the First World War, the rate of growth of expenditure on durable goods far exceeded that for any other class of good. This chapter evaluates the performance of British manufacturing industry during . One of the main arguments in this book is the importance of modernisation to the British idea of war. Edgerton successfully portrays Britain as a modern nation, where the ideas and wisdom of scientists are accepted by the government in order to perfect Britain’s war machine. Buy The Workers' War: British Industry and the First World War by Anthony Burton (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Anthony Burton.
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