Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry

1st Edition

By Alan Birch

Routledge

424 pages

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This book was first published in 1967.

Table of Contents

PART 1

1. The British iron and steel industry 1760-1879

2. Iron in the economy of England and Wales in the eighteenth century

3. The rise of the coke-iron industry

4. The British iron industry during the Napoleonic wars

5. Ironworks and ironmasters during the industrial revolution

6. The ironmasters' associations in the early nineteenth century

PART 2

7. The expansion of the industry, 1788-1880

8. The regional development of the industry, 1788-1880

9. THe advance of technology in the wrought iron industry

10. The growth of large-scale industry: capital and enterprise in the iron and steel industry in the nineteenth century

11. The iron trade

12. The ironworkers

PART 3

13. The process of supersession: the age of steel

14. The development of mild steel

15. The new factors of industrial location: ores for steel

16. The triumph of steel over wrought iron

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History