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Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife by John McManus
  

Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife

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Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife by John McManus

Coal mining in Fife has an industrial history of four hundred years, although, in the East Neuk of Fife, despite many accessible and shallow deposits, the industry is long inactive. John McManus provides a survey of the geology and a history of the socio-economic factors that led to the rise and decline of the industry in this area.

About the Author

John McManus BSc, PhD, DSc, FRSE, graduated from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London. He lectured, first in the University of Dundee, later in the University of St Andrews, where he was appointed Professor in 1993. John McManus has published more than 200 scientific papers and an earlier book on mining in Fife, Mining between Ceres and St Andrews (Windfall Books, 2010), he continues to research the history of the mining industry in East Fife.

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Publication date

22nd June 2017

Author

John McManus

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Publisher

Dunedin Academic Press

Format

Hardback
256 pages

Categories

Industrialisation & industrial history
Mining industry
Economic geology

ISBN

9781780460727

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