The History of the British Coal Industry

Volume 3: 1830-1913 - Victorian Pre-Eminence
Author(s): 
Church, Roy
Editor(s): 
Hall, Alan
Editor(s): 
Kanefsky, John
ISBN: 
0198282842
Date published: 
January 1986
Hardback
Price: 
£68.00
Pages: 
850

Drawing on a wide range of primary sources, this volume covers the period when coal was the pivot on which British economic pre-eminence rested. It reasses widely accepted generalizations regarding the industry's economic development and explores its social ramifications.Awarded the Wadsworth Prize for 1986.