1st Edition

Economic and Social Change in a MIdland Town
Victorian Nottingham 1815-1900

ISBN 9781138880757
Published June 11, 2015 by Routledge
456 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1966.

Table of Contents

Introduction  1. Nottingham in 1815  2. A backward industry: the hosiery trade and framework knitters  3. The rise of machine-made lace industry  4. A progressive industry: growth and fluctuation in the machine-made lace trade  5. Poverty and the new Poor Law  6. Chartism in Nottingham  7. Problems of urban expansion: enclosure, the railway and municipal reform  8. The reformed corporation and urban society  9. 'New Nottingham': the changing economic structure, new industries and associations  10. The hosiery industry: technical innovation, the factory system and the board of arbitration  11. The lace industry: change and expansion, and the amalgamated soceity of lace operatives  12. Victorians and economic society  13. The emergence of a modern municipality  14. Victorian city: the University college and social development

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