Coal and Tobacco: The Lowthers and the Economic Development of West Cumberland, 1660-1760

Coal and Tobacco: The Lowthers and the Economic Development of West Cumberland, 1660-1760

by J. V. Beckett

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ISBN-13: 9780521090162
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2008
Pages: 296
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; 1. The Lowthers: land owning-entrepreneurs; 2. Coal: Monopoly and competition; 3. Coal: the structure of trade and industry; 4. The expansion of trade; 5. The development of industry; 6. Communications; 7. Creating new towns: Urban growth; Conclusion; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

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