Industrialisation & industrial history

    The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History

    Hardback £129.96

    The Encyclopedia of the Industrial Revolution in World History is a three-volume work of over 1,000 entries on the rise and spread of the Industrial Revolution across the world. Entries comprise accessible but scholarly explorations of topics from the "aerospace industry" to "zaibatsu." Contributor articles not only address topics of...

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

    By Terry Deary

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    Terry Deary's second instalment of history's terrors and torments, diseases and deaths - this time a little closer to home.

    Workers' War

    By Anthony Burton

    Hardback £14.45

    The First World War is famous for the unprecedented loss of life on a global scale; it was a conflict that affected the world forever. However, it wasn't only in terms of bloodshed that the war rocked the nation: it also massively impacted the industrial integrity of Britain. This was...

    Torpedo

    By Katherine C. Epstein

    Hardback £29.42

    In a bold reappraisal, Katherine Epstein uncovers the origins of the "military-industrial complex" not in the Cold War but in the decades before WWI, as the United States and Great Britain struggled to perfect a crucial new weapon: the self-propelled torpedo. Torpedo R&D sparked intellectual property battles that reshaped national...

    Making of Europe's Critical Infrastructure

    Paperback £22.00

    Europe's critical infrastructure is a key concern to policymakers, NGOs, companies, and citizens today. This book argues that present-day infrastructure vulnerabilities resulted from choices of infrastructure builders in the past.

    The Making of Europe\'s Critical Infrastructure: Common Connections and Shared Vulnerabilities

    Hardback Save £21.54 = £38.46

    Europe's critical infrastructure is a key concern to policymakers, NGOs, companies, and citizens today. This book argues that present-day infrastructure vulnerabilities resulted from choices of infrastructure builders in the past.

    A Global History of Trade and Conflict since 1500

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    This book explains the causes and consequences of the intersection of two transformative global forces - trade and conflict - since 1500. The nine historical case studies - interspersed over 500 years and spanning the globe - make a major historical contribution to the enduring debate about whether trade makes...

    Hat Industry of Luton and its Buildings

    By Katie Carmichael

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    This book is an introduction and guide to Luton's hatting industry and to the distinctive and varied character of its buildings.

    American Labor\'s Global Ambassadors: The International History of the AFL-CIO during the Cold War

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    After World War II, the AFL-CIO pursued an ambitious agenda of containing global communism and helping to throw off the shackles of colonialism. This sweeping collection brings together contributions from leading historians to explore its successes, challenges, and inevitable compromises as it pursued these initiatives during the Cold War.

    Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc--the Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day\'s Toughest Mission and Led the Way across Europe

    By Patrick K. O'Donnell

    Paperback Save £1.94 = £9.05

    In the tradition of Band of Brothers, the heroic and never-before-told story of a U.S. Ranger company, from D-Day to VE Day.

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