First published in 1990. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
` … will enrich the understanding of students studying history at undergraduate and GCE advanced level, especially in light of the recent shift away from reliance on textbooks … the approach to the subject adopted by Pope and his colleagues adds further weight to the contention that there can now be little justification for a return to `national' histories of the traditional type.' - Keith Burgess, Social History Society Newsletter
` … solid, up to date history, providing a bedrock of information in the maps and texts, plus a decent bibliography for each chapter. A good book to possess, a good buy for a library.' - History Teaching Review
` … certainly … useful and stimulating adjunct to the usual text books in social and economic history.' - J.M. Wagstaff, Regional Studies
` … provides its sixth form and undergraduate audience with an authoritative text and local colour drawn from the north of England.' - Annual Bulletin of Historical Literature
`A useful source book for teachers and students.' - The Geographical Association
`The maps provide absorbing representations of change: they suggest questions and new problems for study. The atlas should be widely used.' - M.J. Wise, Geographical Journal