The Industrial Development of Birmingham and the Black Country, 1860-1927

1st Edition

G.C. Allen

Routledge
Published January 17, 2018
Reference - 502 Pages
ISBN 9780815369295 - CAT# K338010
Series: Routledge Library Editions: Industrial Economics

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Summary

This book, first published in 1929, analyses the changes to Birmingham and the Black Country in the nineteenth century. The area underwent quite a transformation: many of the older trades were decaying, while at the same time a number of new manufactures were making a remarkable rapid advance. As a result of this, the industrial structure of the area in the early twentieth century was made up of very different constituents from those of which is was composed sixty years previously. This is an invaluable study of a remarkable industrial transformation that was carried out in a very short space of time.

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