New British industries in the twentieth century
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New British industries in the twentieth century a survey of development and structure by A. Plummer

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This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the subject. In this new and comprehensive survey they respond to the growing interest in . The changing pattern of industrial output, --Developments in industrial structure, ownership and location --Energy and power in the twentieth century --Research, development and trained manpower --New materials and processes --The state and industry --International trade and industrial progress. Illustration copyright , Diana BryanThe following is a complete list of the titles included in the exhibition Books of the Century at The New York Public Library's Center for the Humanities, J , and in The New York Public Library's Books of the Century, published by Oxford University Press. The triumphant final book by Tony Judt, indomitable public critic and author of Postwar One of our most brilliant historians, Tony Judt brings the past century vividly to life in this unprecedented and original ured as a series of intimate conversations between Judt and his friend and fellow historian Timothy Snyder, Thinking the Twentieth Century presents/5.

Alan Booth, The British Economy in the Twentieth Century. Houndsmill: Palgrave, x + pp. $ (hardback), ISBN: X. Reviewed for by Roger Middleton, Reader in the History of Political. Economy, University of Bristol, UK. This is the author’s second attempt in recent years to produce a textbook on. The history of British industrial policy since the Second World War falls into two distinct periods, with the dividing line being the election of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister in May In the first period, an explicit objective was to create and support large companies in what were thought to be strategic industries, in the hope that they would hold their own in world markets Author: Geoffrey Owen. Appeasing Hitler: Chamberlain, Churchill and the Road to Tim Bouverie. Bodley Head, London, xiii + pp. ISBN ; , £ This book brings together chapters from the leading historians of British business. The contributors were asked to consider the renaissance in the British economy during the closing decades of the 20th century. In doing so they were also asked to reconsider the debates and assertions relating to relative economic decline in Britain since the end of the 19th century.