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

    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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  • Contemporary Trotskyism by John Kelly
    Contemporary Trotskyism (English, Paperback) John Kelly

    Almost 80 years after Leon Trotsky founded the Fourth International, there are now Trotskyist organizations in 57 countries, including most of Western Europe and Latin America. Yet no Trotskyist group has ever led a revolution or built an enduring mass, political party. Contemporary Trotskyism looks in detail at the influence, resilience and weaknesses of the British Trotskyist movement, from the...

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

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

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

    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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  • Technology by Daniel R. Headrick
    Technology (English, Paperback) Daniel R. Headrick

    Today technology has created a world of dazzling progress, growing disparities of wealth and poverty, and looming threats to the environment. Technology: A World History offers an illuminating backdrop to our present moment--a brilliant history of invention around the globe. Historian Daniel R. Headrick ranges from the Stone Age and the beginnings of agriculture to the Industrial Revolution and...

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  • The Industrial Revolution in the Tees Valley by Colin Wilkinson
    The Industrial Revolution in the Tees Valley (English, Paperback) Colin Wilkinson

    A fascinating, lavishly illustrated look at the story of the industrial revolution in the Tees Valley area of England.

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

    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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  • Thomas Telford Through Time by John Christopher
    Thomas Telford Through Time (English, Paperback) John Christopher

    This fascinating selection of images records the works of the pre-Victorian engineer Thomas Telford and what remains of the great roads, canals and bridges he built in Scotland, England and Wales.

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  • Fashionability by Regina Lee Blaszczyk
    Fashionability (English, Paperback) Regina Lee Blaszczyk

    This book examines the history of design and innovation at Abraham Moon and Sons of Guiseley. It is an exciting story of two families, the Moons and the Walshes, who created one of Yorkshire's longest-living woollen mills that today serves global brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren Purple Label, and Burberry. -- .

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  • Brewing in Britain by Ken Smith
    Brewing in Britain (English, Paperback) Ken Smith, Brewery History Society

    The Brewery History Society provide an illustrated history of the brewing industry in Britain.

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  • The Telegraph in America, 1832-1920 by David Hochfelder
    The Telegraph in America, 1832-1920 (English, Paperback) David Hochfelder

    With this book, Hochfelder supplies us with an introduction to the early stirrings of the information age.

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  • Fossil Capital by Andreas Malm
    Fossil Capital (English, Paperback) Andreas Malm

    How capitalism became caught up in the carbon-burning trap

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  • Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress by David Olusoga
    Civilisations: First Contact / The Cult of Progress (Hardback) David Olusoga

    "Published in conjunction with the BBC's Civilisations series"--Title page verso.

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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) Greg Morse

    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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  • Warrington at Work by Janice Hayes
    Warrington at Work (English, Paperback) Janice Hayes

    A pictorial history of the working life of Warrington over the last century and more.

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

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

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  • Industries of East Shropshire Through Time by Neil Clarke
    Industries of East Shropshire Through Time (English, Paperback) Neil Clarke

    This fascinating selection of photographs traces some of the many ways in which the industries of East Shropshire have changed and developed over time.

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  • Widnes At Work by Jean Bradburn
    Widnes At Work (English, Paperback) Jean Bradburn

    In a fascinating series of contemporary photographs and illustrations, Widnes at Work explores the life of this town and its people.

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  • Salts Mill by Maggie Smith
    Salts Mill (English, Paperback) Maggie Smith, Colin Coates

    Explores the men behind what was once the largest industrial building in the world.

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  • Making Tobacco Bright by Barbara M. Hahn
    Making Tobacco Bright (English, Paperback) Barbara M. Hahn

    Combining economic theory with the history of technology, Making Tobacco Bright revises several narratives in American history, from colonial staple-crop agriculture to the origins of the tobacco industry to the rise of identity politics in the twentieth century.

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