The making of an industrial society : Whickham 1560-1765

A study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first modern industrial society. The authors make use of contemporary sources to explore many aspects of life in Whickham

Main Author: Levine, David
Other Authors: Wrightson, Keith
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1991, 1991
Series:Oxford studies in social history / Oxford studies in social history
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:A study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first modern industrial society. The authors make use of contemporary sources to explore many aspects of life in Whickham
Physical Description:xviii, 456 p. ill., maps
ISBN:9780191674761