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The Mid-Victorian Economy: Earning, Making and Spending in Britain in 1851

At a Glance
Date: Thursday 3 March 2011
Time: 4:30pm to 6pm
Location: Room S0.19, Social Sciences Building
Open To: Everyone
Cost: Free (registration required)
Summary: Professor Mark Thomas gives the second in a three-part lecture series on the use of social accounting in the study of the Atlantic economy.

Three public lectures will be given by Professor Mark Thomas, project director for the CAGE project: "Social Accounting in a Historical Context: Modelling the Altantic Economy 1850 -1940", which is being financed by the Leverhulme Trust.

The second lecture, "The Mid-Victorian Economy: earning, making and spending in Britain in 1851", will examine the sources of British economic pre-eminence at the time of the Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace from a social accounting perspective.

For more information on the series, and to register to attend this lecture, visit the CAGE website.