Industrialisation & industrial history

    British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and '60s

    By Greg Morse

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the trains that took over as the Age of Steam was drawing to a close in the 1950s. It will appeal to anyone interested in Britain s railways and the evolution of rail transport."

    Path to Sustained Growth

    By E. A. Wrigley

    Paperback Save £1.43 = £17.56

    Charts Britain's transformation from the European periphery to a global economic power over three centuries from the reign of Elizabeth I to Victoria. The book explores how new energy resources, population growth and urbanisation enabled Britain to overcome the constraints of an organic economy and forge a path to industrialisation.

    Historic New Lanark

    By Ian Donnachie

    Paperback Save £5.54 = £14.45

    New Lanark, the former cotton spinning village, is internationally renowned for pioneering technology and social change in the Industrial Revolution. This book traces the community's history from its conception as a centre of mass production in 1785 to its present day standing as a World Heritage Site.

    Ditherington Mill and the Industrial Revolution

    By Mike Williams

    Hardback £41.21

    A detailed examination of the world's first iron framed building which illuminates many critical aspects of economic, social and technological history during the Industrial Revolution.

    Canals: The Making of a Nation

    By Liz McIvor

    Hardback £12.65

    Canals hold a unique place in British culture, with associations of lazy summer afternoons, journeying through lush green countryside. But as Liz McIvor explains in the book to accompany her BBC series, the story of our canals is also the story of how modern Britain was born.

    Exploring Britain's Lost Railways

    By Julian Holland

    Paperback £11.45

    Exploring Britain's Lost Railways gives the historical background to over 50 lost railway lines, along with descriptions of the route today for walking and cycling.

    Glimpses Of The Sugar Industry: The Art of Garnet Ifill

    By Brinsley Samaroo

    Paperback £8.45

    The sugar industry in Trinidad and Tobago has considerably reduced after over 200 years of dominating the landscape. During these gruelling years, labourers toiled to produce ''brown gold'', rum and other byproducts. By the middle of the 20th century, the industry underwent changes as technology replaced older modes of production...

    Dangerous Days on the Victorian Railways: Feuds, Frauds, Robberies and Riots

    By Terry Deary

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    The terrible truth behind the history of our railways by Terry Deary, creater of Horrible Histories. Strictly for grown-ups!

    Britain's Industrial Heritage

    By John Hannavy

    Hardback £8.45

    Producing Power: The Pre-Chernobyl History of the Soviet Nuclear Industry

    By Sonja D. Schmid

    Hardback Save £9.54 = £20.46

    An examination of how the technical choices, social hierarchies, economic structures, and political dynamics shaped the Soviet nuclear industry leading up to Chernobyl.

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