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