Atlas of British Social and Economic History since 1700

Atlas of British Social and Economic History since 1700

by Rex Pope

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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. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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