Industrialisation & industrial history

    The Spread of Modern Industry to the Periphery since 1871

    Hardback Save £5.34 = £59.66

    Explores the nineteenth- and twentieth-century spread of modern industry to the global periphery to understand the economic, historical, and political implications of how, in the twenty-first century, economies in Asia, Latin America and even sub-Saharan Africa are converging on the historically-wealthy economies of Europe and North America.

    Steam Engine Pilgrimage

    By Anthony Burton

    Hardback £17.46

    Covers preserved steam machinery.

    Industrial Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

    By Robert C. Allen

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The Industrial Revolution was one of the great, transforming events of world history. Robert C. Allen explains what happened during this period, and why. He asks why the revolution occured in Britain rather than other countries, and looks at the impact of changing technology and business organizations on contemporary social...

    Factory in a Garden

    By Helena Chance

    Hardback Save £5.04 = £69.96

    This book aims to explore the designed landscapes associated with factories and corporations in the UK and US created since the industrial revolution. It is largely historical, focusing on the period between 1890 and 1930 but it comes right up to date with initiatives such as secret gardens and vegetable...

    RMS Titanic: Made in the Midlands

    By Andrew P. B. Lound

    Paperback £13.25

    RMS Titanic: Made in the Midlands

    Industrial Revolution

    By William J. Ashworth

    Paperback Save £3.04 = £18.95

    Re-Inventing the Book

    By Christina Banou

    Paperback £46.45

    Chronicles the significant changes that have taken place in the publishing industry in the past few decades and how they have altered the publishing value chain and the structure of the industry itself.

    British Bricks

    By David Kitching

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Explores the history of British bricks and brick makers.

    The Industrial Turn in World History

    By Peter Stearns

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while simultaneously considering the limits of generalization across...

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