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Author Stratton, Michael, 1953-1999.

Title Twentieth century industrial archaeology / Michael Stratton, Barrie Trinder
Published London ; New York, NY : E&FN Spon, 2000


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 W'PONDS  609.41 Str/Tci  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 236 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Contents Foreword / Neil Cossons -- Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. A new material culture -- Ch. 3. Industrial revolutions: energy -- Ch. 4. The international transfer of technology: the case of the food industries -- Ch. 5. Cars, ships and aircraft -- Ch. 6. The age of science -- Ch. 7. The century of total war -- Ch. 8. The great rebuildings -- Ch. 9. Changing horizons: the archaeology of transport -- Ch. 10. Expanding services -- Ch. 11. Reaching conclusions
Summary "This book offers a new view of twentieth century Britain. At one level it is a guidebook to the artefacts, the buildings and the landscapes that have shaped our civilisation of the past hundred years. Landscapes are re-populated and re-animated through the skilful use of reminiscences and observations, and by drawing on process recording by professional archaeologists, and throughout the book there is an awareness of the links between places where goods were produced and the museums where they are now displayed." "The book also shows how the archaeological record raises questions about some of the major issues of twentieth century British history, the production of munitions in two world wars, the booms in house building of the inter-war period and of the years between 1935 and 1973, the nature of coal-mining communities, and the take-up of scientific and technological innovations."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture, Industrial -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Industrial archaeology -- Great Britain.
Industrial buildings -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Author Trinder, Barrie Stuart.
English Heritage.
LC no. 00030084
ISBN 0419246800 (paperback)
Other Titles 20th century industrial archaeology