Did small scale firms inhibit Victorian Growth?

Britain’s manufacturing firms have been accused of remaining family-run and small scale in the period 1850-1914, so ignoring the benefits of the large corporation evident in the USA. Discuss whether this represents a form of entrepreneurial failure by the owners of British firms. Chandler identifies that corporation’s in America are vertically and horizontally integrated, invested Read more about Did small scale firms inhibit Victorian Growth?[…]

Was there an agricultural revolution?

‘Agriculture played a fundamental role in British industrialisation.’ Explain the main ways in which agriculture can theoretically influence industrialisation. Word Count = 498 Agriculture can influence industrialisation through the generation or release of capital, the release of labour, acting as a market for industrial goods or through increased output. Perhaps the most fundamental way that Read more about Was there an agricultural revolution?[…]