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Title:
Atlas of British social and economic history since c. 1700
Author:
Pope, Rex.
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Macmillan, 1989.
Physical Description:
xiii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780028973418
Format :
Book

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Chronicles the industrialization and modernization of England, Scotland, and Wales in 255 thematic maps, charts, and diagrams, accompanied by a summarizing text. The 12 chapters cover agriculture; textiles and chemicals; metals, vehicles, and engineering; coal, gas, and electricity; transport and trade; demographics; employment; urbanization and living conditions; labor movements; education; religion; and leisure. Maps might show, for example, agricultural wages in 1902, imports and exports for 1770-4, changes in infant mortality rates, and drinking establishments in York in 1900. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)