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England's Peru: The Industrial Development of Whickham

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Historians of the coal industry recognize the importance of Whickham in its development, and this chapter elaborates and extends that generalized appreciation by providing a more sharply focused ... More


The Limits of Economic Restructuring

Charles S. Maier

in Recasting Bourgeois Europe: Stabilization in France, Germany, and Italy in the Decade after World War I

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691169798
eISBN:
9781400873708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169798.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the problems encountered by France, Germany, and Italy as they each embarked on economic restructuring after World War I. A new bourgeois equilibrium seemed attainable in each ... More


The Coalfields of Britain

John Hatcher

in The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses the coalfields of Britain including those in the Northeast, Scotland, Cumberland, Lancashire, Yorkshire, North Wales, South Wales, the West Midlands, the East Midlands and the ... More


The Work Experience

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Both the coal and the cotton industries in Britain were subject to important technological innovations during the years 1880-1930. The implications such innovations had for work practices reflect ... More


The Temper of the Times: Trade Unionism and Industrial Relations

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Over the half-century from 1880, class identities in Britain appeared to find their most overt expression in the growth of trade-union organisation. Associational ties, for long confined to craft ... More


Keeping it in the Family? The Search for Work in Coal and Cotton Lancashire

Trevor Griffiths

in The Lancashire Working Classes c.1880-1930

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199247387
eISBN:
9780191714429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199247387.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the process of recruitment, the factors determining the timing, and the direction of the individual’s entry to work in Britain during the years 1880-1930, focusing on the coal ... More


Preparing for the End of British Coal—Privatization and Decline

Dieter Helm

in Energy, the State, and the Market: British Energy Policy since 1979

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199270743
eISBN:
9780191718540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270743.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the privatization of the coal industry. It analyses the coal crisis that confronted Michael Heseltine in 1992 after the general election, which did much to dent his political ... More


“Good Bye, Big Sky”: Coal and Postwar America

Andrew Needham

in Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139067
eISBN:
9781400852406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139067.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter presents a reading of “Good Bye, Big Sky” and “The Giant Revived,” two articles on coal's rise as the fuel of postwar America and the cost of that transition. “The Giant ... More


The Organization of the East Coast Trade

John Hatcher

in The History of the British Coal Industry: Volume 1: Before 1700: Towards the Age of Coal

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198282822
eISBN:
9780191684418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198282822.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter discusses Hostmen's and the organization of the Newcastle and London coal trade. The abundant capacity of the north-eastern coalfield undermined any sustained attempts at producers' ... More


Photovoice in Five Coal-Mining Communities

Shannon Elizabeth Bell

in Fighting King Coal: The Challenges to Micromobilization in Central Appalachia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262034340
eISBN:
9780262333597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034340.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter 9 presents the story of what transpired in each of the five communities during the Photovoice project. It describes the significant events and micro-level interactions that took place during ... More


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