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Industrialisation & industrial history books

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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

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

History of the Arab Peoples by 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: Paperback - Released: 15/07/2017

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: 13/07/2017

Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany Recent Studies in Agricultural History by Robert G. Moeller Peasants and Lords in Modern Germany Recent Studies in Agricultural History

This collection of essays, first published in 1986, provides an exciting introduction to modern German agrarian history. The essays offer a revised account of the agricultural sector in an industrial Germany, and provide an extensive methodological, conceptual and thematic range....
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900 A Study of the Rural Proletariat by David Hoseason Morgan Harvesters and Harvesting 1840-1900 A Study of the Rural Proletariat

During the second half of the nineteenth century the enormous increase in agricultural production, unmatched by technical advance in harvesting, drew vast numbers of rural and migrant workers into the harvest that lasted from June to October. This book, first...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

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

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The Davy Lamp Inventing the Miner's Safety Lamp by Frank James The Davy Lamp Inventing the Miner's Safety Lamp

The Davy Lamp - Inventing the Miners' Safety Lamp: is a unique publication in the history of science, marking the bicentenary of the invention of the Davy Lamp.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/09/2017

The History of British Industry: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution 1700 - 1825 by Peter Pugh The History of British Industry: The Birth of the Industrial Revolution 1700 - 1825

The first in a landmark three-volume history of industry in the United Kingdom, from business historian Peter Pugh.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

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

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

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

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

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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: 27/05/2017

Bankruptcy and Insolvency in London During the Industrial Revolution by Ian P. H. Duffy Bankruptcy and Insolvency in London During the Industrial Revolution

This title, first published in 1985, examines the evolution of the laws relating to debt and credit during the industrial revolution. Since economic activity was so precarious during the industrial revolution it is important to explore the legal procedures designed...
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

Boss Lady How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century by Edith Sparks Boss Lady How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

. .. the careers of three pioneering businesswomen--Tillie Lewis (founder of Flotill Products), Olive Ann Beech (cofounder of Beech Aircraft), and Margaret Rudkin (founder of Pepperidge Farm)--who started their own manufacturing companies in the 1930s, sold them to major corporations...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

Boss Lady How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century by Edith Sparks Boss Lady How Three Women Entrepreneurs Built Successful Big Businesses in the Mid-Twentieth Century

. .. the careers of three pioneering businesswomen--Tillie Lewis (founder of Flotill Products), Olive Ann Beech (cofounder of Beech Aircraft), and Margaret Rudkin (founder of Pepperidge Farm)--who started their own manufacturing companies in the 1930s, sold them to major corporations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

German Industry and German Industrialisation Essays in German Economic and Business History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Robert Lee German Industry and German Industrialisation Essays in German Economic and Business History in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Originally published in 1991 this book brings together 9 essays which address a number of central issues relating to the nature of German industrialisation, including the role of foreign competition in fostering technological change, the importance of market integration for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/04/2017

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