TITLE

Community and class: The Cleveland ironstone field, 1850-1914

AUTHOR(S)
Nicholson, Tony
PUB. DATE
September 1995
SOURCE
Labour History Review (Maney Publishing);Fall95, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a process of community formation that can be observed in the Cleveland ironstone field in the North Riding of Yorkshire, England from 1850 to 1914. The development of the Cleveland iron trade during the 1850-75 period offers historians of the Victorian era a chance to observe how an industrial revolution was orchestrated and experienced at the regional and community levels. The early Cleveland mining communities developed and defined themselves through struggle. The movement of people in and out of communities caused some disruptions, but also served to re-define and broaden them.
ACCESSION #
17802931

 

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