Industrialisation & industrial history

    Stone by Rail

    By Ian P. Peaty

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    This book looks at the rail-connected quarries of Bardon Aggregates, a company that started from small beginnings to become the country's largest rail-operated stone extractive company with four 'super-sized' quarries. The histories of the various quarries, internal railways, connections with the main-line and stock are described.

    The Planning Imagination: Peter Hall and the Study of Urban and Regional Planning

    Paperback Save £1.04 = £33.95

    Knighted in 1998 'for services to the Town and Country Planning Association', and in 2003 named by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a 'Pioneer in the Life of the Nation', Peter Hall is internationally renowned for the breadth and depth of his studies and writings on urban and regional...

    Textile Mills of South West England

    By Mike Williams

    Hardback £41.21

    This book provides a wide-reaching analysis of historical context, an account of the origins and development of each of the industries, an interpretation of the distinctive features of the buildings, a clarification of the historical importance of South West textile mills and clear statements on the benefits of their conservation.

    1913 - Larkin\'s Labour War

    By Gerry Hunt

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    Dublin 1913 - Lockout Low-paid workers - under the leadership of Big Jim Larkin - organised themselves into Unions to insist on better conditions. The business world retaliated by locking them out of their jobs without pay ... how long could they hold out?

    Made in the USA: The Rise and Retreat of American Manufacturing

    By Vaclav Smil

    Hardback Save £5.52 = £14.43

    In Made in the USA, Vaclav Smil powerfully rebuts the notion that manufacturing is a relic of predigital history and that the loss of American manufacturing is a desirable evolutionary step toward a pure service economy. Smil argues that no advanced economy can prosper without a strong, innovative manufacturing sector...

    Perspectives on Public Space in Rome, from Antiquity to the Present Day

    Hardback Save £12.17 = £97.83

    Divided into five chronological sections Antiquity, Middle Ages, Renaissance, Baroque, Modern and Contemporary this volume provides readers interested in urban history with a collection of essays on the evolution of public space in that paradigmatic western city which is Rome.

    Britain's Industrial Revolution

    By Barrie Trinder

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.45

    A history of the industrial revolution throughout the British Isles, aimed at the general reader.

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