Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry

Economic HIstory of the British Iron and Steel Industry

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This book was first published in 1967.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 424 pages
  • 156 x 234 x 21.84mm | 612g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113886532X
  • 9781138865327

Table of contents

PART 1 1. The British iron and steel industry 1760-1879 2. Iron in the economy of England and Wales in the eighteenth century 3. The rise of the coke-iron industry 4. The British iron industry during the Napoleonic wars 5. Ironworks and ironmasters during the industrial revolution 6. The ironmasters' associations in the early nineteenth century PART 2 7. The expansion of the industry, 1788-1880 8. The regional development of the industry, 1788-1880 9. THe advance of technology in the wrought iron industry 10. The growth of large-scale industry: capital and enterprise in the iron and steel industry in the nineteenth century 11. The iron trade 12. The ironworkers PART 3 13. The process of supersession: the age of steel 14. The development of mild steel 15. The new factors of industrial location: ores for steel 16. The triumph of steel over wrought ironshow more