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Description - Industrial Nation by William Knox

This is a social and cultural history of Scotland's industrial rise and relative decline, concerned above all with the leaders and workers (industrial, political, manufacturing, mining and engineering, as well as religious, union, educational and moral) who produced the former and suffered in the latter. Political, social and economic events, movements and trends are mixed together in this work. The author assumes no previous experience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748610853
ISBN-10: 0748610855
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 25-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - William Knox

William Knox is Senior Lecturer in Scottish History at the University of St Andrews. K is the author of Hanging By a Thread: the Scottish cotton industry, c.1850-1914 (Carnegie, Preston, 1995); James Maxton (MUP, 1987); Scottish Labour Leaders, 1918-1939: a Biographical Dictionary (Mainstream, 1984); and Industrial Nation: Work, Culture and Society in Scotland, 1800-Present (EUP, 1999).

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