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Industry in the Landscape, 1700-1900





ISBN 9780203217849
Published January 31, 2002 by Routledge
228 Pages

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Two hundred years of industry have transformed the British landscape. This book enables the reader to reconstruct the landscape of past industry. The authors are industrial archaeologists of national standing whose concern is to use surviving material evidence and contemporary sources to study the former working conditions of men and women. Comprehensive in coverage, the book examines fuels, metals, clothing, food, building and transport. It makes clear the tangible elements which form the basis for recreation of past landscapes and demonstrates both their function and the context in which they should be considered.

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`... the book represents a useful addition to the genre and one which is well worth reading.' - Landscape History