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Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry

ISBN 9781138865327
Published March 4, 2015 by Routledge
424 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1967.

Table of Contents


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


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


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

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