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  • The Granite Men by Jim Fiddes
    The Granite Men (English, Paperback)

    A comprehensive history of the industries of the Granite City of Aberdeen

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  • 100 Innovations of the Industrial Revolution by Simon Forty
    100 Innovations of the Industrial Revolution (English, Hardback)

    The Industrial Revolution changed our world in a way that few other events have: it changed the landscape with heavy industries using the plentiful supply of fossil fuels. It changed our lifestyles as urban life took over from rural. Wages brought freedom of travel and social mobility to many. The world of 1700 looked vastly different to that of 1800 as the foundations for the modern age were...

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  • Andrew Carnegie by David Nasaw
    Andrew Carnegie (English, Paperback)

    Born of modest origins in Scotland in 1835, Andrew Carnegie is best known as the founder of Carnegie Steel. This is a biography of Andrew Carnegie who is one of the America's famous and successful businessmen and philanthropists.

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  • Striking a Light by Louise Raw
    Striking a Light (English, Paperback)

    In July 1888, fourteen hundred women and girls employed by the matchmakers Bryant and May walked out of their East End factory and into the history books. The author gives us a challenging new interpretation of events proving that the women themselves, not celebrity socialists like Annie Besant, began it.

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  • Liberty's Dawn by Emma Griffin
    Liberty's Dawn (English, Paperback)

    Looks at hundreds of autobiographies penned between 1760 and 1900 to offer an account of how the Industrial Revolution was experienced by the working class. This book shows how it raised incomes, improved literacy and offered exciting opportunities for political action.

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  • British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and `60s by Greg Morse
    British Diesel Locomotives of the 1950s and `60s (English, Paperback)

    A beautifully illustrated guide to the trains that took over as the Age of Steam was drawing to a close in the 1950s. It will appeal to anyone interested in Britain s railways and the evolution of rail transport."

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  • Lime Kilns by Dr David Johnson
    Lime Kilns (English, Paperback)

    Explores a lavishly illustrated look at an important part of our industrial history with Lime Kilns.

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  • Behemoth by Joshua B. Freeman
    Behemoth (English, Hardback)

    A sweeping, global history of the rise of the factory and its effects on society.

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  • Ore Mining in the Lake District by Alastair Cameron
    Ore Mining in the Lake District (English, Paperback)

    Alastair Cameron and Liz Withey explore the fascinating world of metal mining in the Lake District.

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  • Chocolate Wars by Deborah Cadbury
    Chocolate Wars (English, Paperback)

    The delicious true story of the early chocolate pioneers by the award-winning writer, and direct descendant of the famous chocolate dynasty, Deborah Cadbury

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  • Tri-ang Toys by Kenneth Brown
    Tri-ang Toys (English, Paperback)

    Suitable for collectors and those who used to play with Tri-ang Toys, this title discusses the development of these toys and the manufacturing empire behind them. It includes some of the British playthings of the twentieth century - Frog model aircraft, Minic transport toys, Pedigree prams, Spot-On model cars, Tri-ang Hornby trains, and more.

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  • Studies in Environment and History: The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History by Andy Bruno
    Studies in Environment and History: The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History (English, Paperback)

    During the twentieth century, the Soviet Union turned the Kola Peninsula into one of the most populated, industrialized, militarized, and polluted parts of the Arctic. This in-depth exploration of five industries in the region examines cultural perceptions of nature, plans for development, lived experiences, and modifications to the physical world.

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  • The Industrial Revolution by William J. Ashworth
    The Industrial Revolution (English, Paperback)

    The British Industrial Revolution has long been seen as the spark for modern, global industrialization and sustained economic growth. Indeed the origins of economic history, as a discipline, lie in 19th-century European and North American attempts to understand the foundation of this process....

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  • A World History of Rubber by Stephen L. Harp
    A World History of Rubber (English, Paperback)

    A World History of Rubber helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one commodity.

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  • Victorian Pumping Stations by Trevor Yorke
    Victorian Pumping Stations (English, Paperback)

    A guide to the industrial palaces built to house pumping machinery in Victorian England. It will appeal to anyone with an interest in the industry and architecture of the nineteenth century.

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  • The Granite City by Michael Dey
    The Granite City (English, Paperback)

    A lavishly illustrated account of the famous granite industry of Aberdeen. Stretching from the eighteenth to the later part of the the twentieth century.

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  • The Peterloo Massacre by Joyce Marlow
    The Peterloo Massacre (English, Paperback)

    ***The subject of the new major film by Mike Leigh***Unity of the oppressed can make a difference in politically uncertain times A peaceful protest turned tragedy; In this definitive account Joyce Marlow tells the stories of the real people involved and brings to life the atrocity the government attempted to cover up.

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  • The Industrial Revolution Explained by Stan Yorke
    The Industrial Revolution Explained (English, Paperback)

    The story of how machines changed the face of industry and farming in the 18th and 19th centuries. This book is fully illustrated with photographs, drawings and details of places to visit to view these wonderful inventions.

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  • The Lost Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by John Christopher
    The Lost Works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel (English, Paperback)

    The first history of Brunel's lost works, by acknowledged Brunel expert.

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