How Industrialized Nations Industrialized

  • Murat A. Yülek


This chapter sketches the stories of industrialization and industrial policies in different countries, giving support to the motto “industrialization was never an accident.” It looks at the USA, Japan, France, Russia, and Germany. In the USA, the rejection of the British colonial laws hindering industrialization forced the colonies to win their economic and political freedom. In France, policies supporting the manufacturing sector (before the Industrial Revolution in Britain) helped the Industrial Revolution in the country. In Russia, Germany, and Japan also deliberate industrial policies led to industrialization.


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  • Murat A. Yülek
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  1. 1.Istanbul Commerce UniversityIstanbulTurkey

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