Industrialisation & industrial history

    Life is Local

    By Edward P. Riley

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    Victorian Engineering

    By L. T. C. Rolt

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    By Mary Mills

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    Includes images of men breaking stones by hand; women working in cotton mills; and children packing tea. This book depicts industries which have all but disappeared from these shores - mining, shipbuilding and fishing. It shows rural life before the impact of mechanisation, when ploughs were pulled by horses and...

    Windmills at Work in West Sussex

    By Maurice Lawson Finch

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    Workshop of the World: Birmingham\'s Industrial Heritage

    By Ray Shill

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    Researches Birmingham's industries - primarily the manufacture of components, paints and varnish, plastics, toys, aircraft components, and the food industry. This book interweaves company history and product development with descriptions of technical processes, as well as including site visits. It is also illustrated with a wide range of pictures.

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