Economic and Social Change in a MIdland Town: Victorian Nottingham 1815-1900, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Economic and Social Change in a MIdland Town

Victorian Nottingham 1815-1900, 1st Edition

By Roy A. Church


456 pages

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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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BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History