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MAKING THE MODERN WORLD
Stories about the lives we've made

module:The workshop of the world

Industrial growth in late nineteenth century Britain

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1 Introduction Poster for British Industry.
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Halifax, West Yorkshire, 1869.
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2 1850-1914: The emergence of an industrial and urban Britain Bradford, West Yorkshire, 1869.
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3 Evidence of change: Population patterns I
 
4 Evidence of change: Population patterns II Colliery on the Northumberland and Durham coalfield, c.1845.
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Hetton Colliery, North Yorkshire, c.1822.
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5 The textiles industries: Part I
 
6 The textiles industries: Part II The textile mill at Saltaire, West Yorkshire.
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7 The coal industry: Part I A steam hammer at work, 1871.
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Coldbrook Vale, Wales.
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8 The coal industry: Part II The second explosion at the Oaks Colliery, Barnsley, December 1866.
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Bradley Mine, West Midlands, c.1808.
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The Davy lamp, invented in 1815.
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Stockport Viaduct, 1848.
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The Black Country near Bilston, 1869.
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9 Iron and steel Forging files, Cyclops Steel and Iron Works, Sheffield, Yorkshire, 1914-1918.
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Poster for the London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS).
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10 Shipbuilding
 
11 Conclusion
 

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