Remarks on the parallel in the basis of the riches of the aristocracy and plutocracy. Illustrates the argument from the history of the development of the cotton textile industry, the underpinnings for its growth being the inventions prior to and during the eighteenth century. Exemplifies the part of inventions as the begetter of plutocratic wealth. Sir Richard Arkwright, notably, was its salacious issue.
Wellington, D.C. (1993), "Sir Richard Arkwright: Premier Crook in the Industrial Revolution", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 20 No. 12, pp. 37-49. https://doi.org/10.1108/03068299310045785Download as .RIS
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