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Parliament and its concern for the coal industry 1830-1850.

R. A. Hewitt

Parliament and its concern for the coal industry 1830-1850.

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Published by Huddersfield Polytechnic .
Written in English


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ContributionsPolytechnic, Huddersfield. Department of Humanities.
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Open LibraryOL13898360M

They worked on a hewing rate, which paid so much for each ton of coal that they cut. Payment by piece rates suited the employers, because, from the mid-nineteenth century, the NSW coal industry had developed a chronic capacity for overproduction. Coal powered the economies of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Urban settlement: By any standard the United Kingdom is among the most urbanized of countries, for towns not only typify the national way of life but are unusually significant elements in the geography of the country. The greatest overall change in settlement was, in fact, the massive urbanization that accompanied Britain’s early industrial development. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. This is the eagerly awaited first volume of the definitive History of the British Coal Industry. Well before Britain had become heavily dependent upon coal for its fuel, and coalmining had taken its .


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