Compare the economic development of England with the economic development of any other industrial country in the 19th century.

Comparison lines England Germany
Agriculture The number of peasants was rapidly declining It is developing rapidly after the unification of Germany.
Industry England was losing industrial leadership, technological lag behind Germany and the United States. Developing rapidly after the unification of Germany and – Leadership in the most advanced industries (chemical, electrical), the growth of large enterprises, the emergence of cartels and syndicates
Finance London – the financial center of the world Internal market established, ‘Imperial Bank and common currency, hundreds of new banks have emerged
Colonies Was the largest colonial empire The transition to “world politics”, seeks to redistribute the world

With other countries:

England  Capital export in the form of government loans, naval power, strength and weakness – empire
France The narrowness of the domestic market, banking capital is divorced from industry , rentier class
Austro-hungary “Patchwork empire”: interethnic cial contradictions uneven Nosta development, emigration
Italy Imports of manufactured goods and raw materials, two regions: industrial North and rural South; mass emigration (mainly to the USA)

 

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