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Historical Geography of Europe 1800-1914 - N. J. G. Pounds

Historical Geography of Europe 1800-1914

Paperback Published: 13th June 1988
ISBN: 9780521358910
Number Of Pages: 620

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This book is the last of three and continues the Historical Geography of Europe down to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. The previous volume ended with a survey of Europe at the time when the Industrial Revolution began and railways were beginning to spread across the continent. This book picks up the main threads in the geography of Europe at this time and follows them into the twentieth century. First, changes in the political map are examined, because spatial variations in the role of government were becoming increasingly important. This is followed by a review of the physical resources of the continent and of their importance in the growth of manufacturing and the expansion of agricultural production.

Preface
From Waterloo to the First World War
The resource pattern of Europe
The population of nineteenth-century Europe
Urban development in the nineteenth century
Agriculture in the nineteenth-century
Agricultural regions
Manufacturing in the nineteenth century
The growth of industrial regions
Transport and trade
Europe in 1914
Notes
Index.
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ISBN: 9780521358910
ISBN-10: 0521358914
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 620
Published: 13th June 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.9