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Author Levine, David, 1946-

Title The making of an industrial society : Whickham 1560-1765 / David Levine and Keith Wrightson
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 456 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Oxford studies in social history
Oxford studies in social history.
Summary A study of an industrial community in early modern England. Whickham, a village built on an underground mountain of coal in north-east England, was arguably Britain's first modern industrial society. The authors make use of contemporary sources to explore many aspects of life in Whickham
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Industries -- England -- Whickham -- History.
Whickham (England) -- Economic conditions.
Whickham (England) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Wrightson, Keith.
ISBN 9780191674761 ebook