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Author Garner, John

Title The Company Town : Architecture and Society in the Early Industrial Age
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1992


Description 1 online resource (254 pages)
Contents Contents; Introduction; I: COMPANY TOWNS IN EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA; 1. Merthyr Tydfil and Early Ironworks in South Wales; 2. Noisiel-sur-Marne and the Ville Industrielle in France; 3. The Company Town in Scandinavia; II: COMPANY TOWNS IN NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA; 4. Early New England Mill Towns of the Piscataqua River Valley; 5. Earle S. Draper and the Company Town in the American South; 6. Company Towns in the Western United States; 7. Company Towns of Chile and Argentina; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary A survey of those towns traditionally associated with textiles, mining or tool manufacturing, particularly those which sprang up during the Industrial Revolution. The text describes and compares the concurrent development of selected towns in Europe and North America
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Subject Company town architecture -- History -- 19th century
Architecture and society -- History -- 19th century
Architecture and society
Company town architecture
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780195361414