Industry in the Landscape, 1700-1900

Industry in the Landscape, 1700-1900

By: Marilyn Palmer (author), Peter Neaverson (author)Hardback

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Description

Two hundred years of industry have transformed the British landscape. This book enables the reader to reconstruct the landscape of past industry. The authors are industrial archaeologists of national standing whose concern is to use surviving material evidence and contemporary sources to study the former working conditions of men and women. Comprehensive in coverage, the book examines fuels, metals, clothing, food, building and transport. It makes clear the tangible elements which form the basis for recreation of past landscapes and demonstrates both their function and the context in which they should be considered.

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Contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. The Location of Industry in the Landscape 2. Providing the Necessities of Life 3. Fuel and Power for Industry 4. Metals in the Service of Man 5. Clothing the People 6. Building and Servicing the Community 7. Moving Around: Roads, Rivers, Canals and Railways 8. The Industrial Landscape: Past, Present and Future Bibliography

Product Details

  • publication date: 20/10/1994
  • ISBN13: 9780415112062
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780415112062
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 0415112060

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