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Industrialisation & industrial history books

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Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850 by Simon (Sheffield University, UK) Middleton Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850
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Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300-1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850 by Simon (Sheffield University, UK) Middleton Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300-1850
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Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300-1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

Fashionability Abraham Moon and the Creation of British Cloth for the Global Market by Regina Lee Blaszczyk Fashionability Abraham Moon and the Creation of British Cloth for the Global Market

This book examines the history of design and innovation at Abraham Moon and Sons of Guiseley. It is an exciting story of two families, the Moons and the Walshes, who created one of Yorkshire's longest-living woollen mills that today serves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Textile Unionism and the South by George Mitchell Textile Unionism and the South

This is a brief story of the long agitation for textile unions in the South. To evaluate the contributions of textile unions and to determine whether they are socially desirable, it is necessary to know the history of the union...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Ore Mining in the Lake District by Alastair Cameron, Liz Withey Ore Mining in the Lake District
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Alastair Cameron and Liz Withey explore the fascinating world of metal mining in the Lake District.
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Snacks A Canadian Food History by Janis Thiessen Snacks A Canadian Food History

Snacks is a history of Canadian snack foods, of the independent producers and workers who make them, and of the consumers who can't put them down. Janis Thiessen profiles several iconic Canadian snack food companies, including Old Dutch Potato Chips,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

The Evolution of American Urban Society by Howard P. Chudacoff The Evolution of American Urban Society

This interesting and informative book shows how different groups of urban residents with different social, economic, and political power cope with the urban environment, struggle to make a living, participate in communal institutions, and influence the direction of cities and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/08/2017

Contesting Deregulation Debates, Practices and Developments in the West since the 1970s by Knud Andresen Contesting Deregulation Debates, Practices and Developments in the West since the 1970s

Across thirteen case studies, this volume investigates the 1970s/80s deregulatory moment from a variety of historical perspectives, including transnational, comparative, pan-European, and national approaches.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

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Naval Shipbuilding in the Age of Sail An Industrial History 1100-1800 by Philip MacDougall Naval Shipbuilding in the Age of Sail An Industrial History 1100-1800


Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

China's Porcelain Capital The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen by Maris Boyd (Professor of Museum Studies and Community History, University of Missouri, USA) Gillette China's Porcelain Capital The Rise, Fall and Reinvention of Ceramics in Jingdezhen
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Maris Boyd Gillette's groundbreaking study tells the story of Jingdezhen, China's porcelain capital, from its origins in 1004 in Song dynasty China to the present day. Gillette explores how Jingdezhen has been affected by state involvement in porcelain production, particularly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

The City and the Railway in the World 19th to 21st Centuries by Professor, Dr. Ralf Roth, Paul Van Heesvelde The City and the Railway in the World 19th to 21st Centuries
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Few technologies have had as profound an impact upon the urban environment as the railway. Allowing the rapid and inexpensive transportation of people, goods and ideas, by the end of the nineteenth century the rail networks had a dramatic influence...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/01/2018

Urbanization in China Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD by Richard J R Kirkby Urbanization in China Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD

Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2018

Other books in this genre

History of the Arab Peoples by J. A. O. C. Brown History of the Arab Peoples

Albert Hourani's A History of the Arab Peoples is unsurpassed as an overview of Arab history from the rise of Islam to the late twentieth century. Going far beyond political history, it provides a deep analysis of social, cultural and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/07/2017

Redefined Labour Spaces Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India by Sobin George Redefined Labour Spaces Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India

This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emergent collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Urban Governance Britain and Beyond Since 1750 by Robert J. Morris, Richard H. Trainor Urban Governance Britain and Beyond Since 1750
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This is a coherent and integrated set of essays around the theme of governance addressing a wide range of questions on the organisation and legitimation of authority. At the heart of the book is a set of topics which have...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife by John McManus Coal Mining in the East Neuk of Fife

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

The Industrial Revolution by Lewis Helfand The Industrial Revolution


Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Industries Which Made Britain Triumph by John Hannavy Industries Which Made Britain Triumph


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/06/2017

Entrepreneurial Ventures in Chemistry The Muspratts of Liverpool, 1793-1934 by Peter Reed Entrepreneurial Ventures in Chemistry The Muspratts of Liverpool, 1793-1934

The Muspratt family form a fascinating dynasty in the history of British commerce and manufacturing. Associated principally with the development of the chemical industry in Liverpool - James Muspratt (1793-1884) was the first person to make alkali on a large...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/06/2017

City Status in the British Isles, 1830-2002 by John (University of Nottingham, UK) Beckett City Status in the British Isles, 1830-2002
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Based on a wide variety of government and civic records, this book traces the evolution of the changing nature of city status, particularly through the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Beginning with an explanation of how city status first became connected...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2017

The Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England by R. M. Hartwell The Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England

A number of changes in the English economy during the eighteenth century marked the inception of the modern industrialised world. Whether for the historian seeking explanations for past growth, or the economist in search of prescriptions for the future, the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Revolution by Various Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Revolution

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1967 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the industrial revolution and provides an examination of related key issues. The volumes examine urban workers and the working...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

The Industrial Revolution and Economic Growth by R. M. Hartwell The Industrial Revolution and Economic Growth

This volume, first published in 1971, brings together eleven essays and articles on the history of the industrial revolution. Method is the central consideration, and the author discusses ways in which historians have analysed the industrial revolution, demonstrates inconsistency and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/05/2017

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