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Atlas of Industrializing Britain, 1780-1914 - John Langton

Atlas of Industrializing Britain, 1780-1914

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Published: 18th December 1986
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This atlas draws together crucial social and economic data on England, Scotland and Wales between 1780 and 1914, and gives a clear guide to the industrial development of Great Britain during the modern period.

"Superb value . . . topics that one might have thought would have defied summary are covered with both skillful selectivity and surprising depth . . . perceptive and sensitive." -"Geographical Journal

Acknowledgementsp. xxi
Introductionp. xxii
Atlas of Industrializing Britain 1780-1914: Atlas of Industrializing Britain 1780-1914p. 1
The Physical Environmentp. 2
Populationp. 10
Regional Structure and Changep. 30
Agriculturep. 34
Rural Settlementsp. 54
Wagesp. 60
Wind and Water Powerp. 69
Coal and Steam Powerp. 72
Transportp. 80
Sea Tradep. 94
Textilesp. 106
Chemicalsp. 114
Brewing and Distillingp. 119
Leather Footwearp. 124
Iron and Steelp. 127
Shipbuildingp. 132
Engineeringp. 136
Servicesp. 140
Banking and Financep. 144
Wealth and the Wealthyp. 156
Poor Law and Pauperismp. 160
Urbanizationp. 164
Retail Patternsp. 180
Labour Protest 1780-1850p. 185
Unionizationp. 189
Popular Institutionsp. 194
Sportp. 198
Languages and Dialectsp. 202
Educationp. 206
Religionp. 212
The Electoral Systemp. 218
Sources of Mapsp. 228
Bibliographyp. 236
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ISBN: 9780416303001
ISBN-10: 0416303005
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 18th December 1986
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.61 x 18.9  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 1