The Building Industry in the Upper Swansea Valley and Its Economic and Social Ramifications, c.1750-1975 (Welsh Studies S. v. 16)

The Building Industry in the Upper Swansea Valley and Its Economic and Social Ramifications, c.1750-1975 (Welsh Studies S. v. 16)

By: J.Elizabeth Hall (author), R. O. Roberts (author)Hardback

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Description

This study starts with the economic history of the Upper Swansea Valley, including an account of the provision of the canal, tramroads and railways which made possible the extensive exploitation of the mineral resources of the district by firms large and small.

Contents

Economic development in the Upper Tawe Valley, c.1750-1870; the industrial history of the district, c.1870-1970; the demand for houses and other buildings; the provision of buildings; the Davies family of Allt-wen and their building exercises; sources of information.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773477889
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780773477889
  • ISBN10: 0773477888

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