The History of the British coal industry.

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Coal trade -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Coal trade -- Government ownership -- Great Britain -- History.

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ContributionsFlinn, Michael W. 1917-
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LC ClassificationsHD9551.5 .H57 1984
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Paginationv. 2-5. :
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Open LibraryOL21995955M
ISBN 100198282834

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The British Coal Corporation was a nationalised corporation responsible for the mining of coal in the United existed from the Labour Government 's Coal Industry Nationalisation Act establishing the National Coal Board (NCB) (−), until the disestablishment of the British Coal Corporation (−).

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This chapter discusses the impact of the coal industry on the economy of early modern Britain. Cheap coal was beneficial to Britain's industrial development, and well before the 18th century it had become the leading industrial fuel.

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torian Britain, as well as of an edited book, The Blind Victorian: Henry Fawcett and British Liberalism (). He is currently at work on a book on the Social Science Association in mid-Victorian Britain.

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miners were. The coal industry was both directly or indirectly the most significant factor for the British Industrial Revolution. Without its development nowadays we would have lived with the same living standards as we did betw B.C and A.C.

Bibliography: Church, Roy, The History of British coal industry, vol.3, The History of the British coal industry. Published. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press, Physical Description.

v: ill ; 24 cm. Subjects. Coal trade -- Great Britain -- History. Coal mines and mining -- Great Britain -- History. Coal trade -- Government ownership -- Great Britain -- History. Contents. Capitalism, economic system, dominant in the Western world since the breakup of feudalism, in which most means of production are privately held and production, prices, and incomes are determined by markets.

Learn more about the history and development of capitalism in ."The British Coal Industry and the Question of Nationalization" is an article from The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume View more articles from The Quarterly Journal of Economics.

View this article on JSTOR. View this article's JSTOR metadata.The Coal Authority was established under the Coal Industry Act to provide a framework for the future of the industry. Our holdings largely predate the British Coal Corporation period.

The records include output books, wages books, account books and sales books.

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