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Good Engines, or How to Get Ahead in Business the Boulton and Watt Way By Matt Edgar
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An uneducated engineer sets up in competition with one of the biggest names of the industrial revolution. He undercuts their prices, poaches their staff and is suspected of stealing their trade... More > secrets. They retaliate with a campaign of dirty tricks and litigation aimed at stopping this upstart in his tracks. We’ll wrestle dilemmas as fresh and controversial today as they were 200 years ago. How much protection can one claim for inventions in a rapidly changing field? Is business success down to innovation or execution? And what happens when a start-up founder hands over the reins to the next generation?< Less
Good Engines, or How to Get Ahead in Business the Boulton and Watt Way By Matt Edgar
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An uneducated engineer sets up in competition with one of the biggest names of the industrial revolution. He undercuts their prices, poaches their staff and is suspected of stealing their trade... More > secrets. They retaliate with a campaign of dirty tricks and litigation aimed at stopping this upstart in his tracks. We’ll wrestle dilemmas as fresh and controversial today as they were 200 years ago. How much protection can one claim for inventions in a rapidly changing field? Is business success down to innovation or execution? And what happens when a start-up founder hands over the reins to the next generation?< Less
Pistachio the Tyrant By Elvis Deane
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Things aren’t going well for Prince Pistachio. Just as his grandpapa dies and revolution sweeps the kingdom, the bratty young lad is betrayed by his most loyal servant and sent into... More > exile. Lost in the woods with only an adventurous rabbit to accompany him, Pistachio’s courage is tested time and again. While his only goal is to find a way home,along the way he might discover a thing or two about himself.< Less
The Bedfordshire Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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An investigation of the social, economic and archaeological impact of the 19th century coprolite industry on parishes across Bedfordshire. Thought by many to be fossilised dinosaur droppings, the... More > phosphatic deposit dug up in this unusual branch of agricultural mining was much in demand by the nation's manure manufacturers prompting a 'coprolite rush' for almost forty years.< Less
The Bedfordshire Fossil Diggings By Bernard O'Connor
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An investigation of the social, economic and archaeological impact of the 19th century coprolite industry on parishes across Bedfordshire. Thought by many to be fossilised dinosaur droppings, the... More > phosphatic deposit dug up in this unusual branch of agricultural mining was much in demand by the nation's manure manufacturers prompting a 'coprolite rush' for almost forty years.< Less
When A Child... By Peter Vaughan Williams
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A children's story set in post-war years, on a council estate in a northern industrial town that could almost be Bolton, and based on true events, with a mix of comedy and pathos. Names and places... More > have been changed, to protect the guilty! The main character describes his recollections, and his exploits with a gang of young friends, from the age of six, up to the approach of their 11+ exams.< Less
An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations By Adam Smith
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, generally referred to by its shortened title The Wealth of Nations, is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist and moral philosopher... More > Adam Smith. First published in 1776, it is a reflection on economics at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution and argues that free market economies are more productive and beneficial to their societies. The book is a fundamental work in classical economics.< Less
CONSETT IRON WORKS IN 1893 By www.PostcardImages.co.uk
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From back in days of wooden ships and iron men, comes a well described and beautifully photographed 1893 appraisal of the Consett Steelworks. This will appeal to anyone interested in the historical... More > industrial revolution or Consett local history and how the area has changed. Sadly, every single thing photographed in this town has since been flattened, including the imposing Victorian Company offices. So a particularly poigniant reminder of a great industrial age past. For this softback binding, the wraparound cover is actually comprised of a map of Consett and the steelworks as it looked in 1893. The interior of the book contains no less than 24 illustrations, mainly of Consett and the Steelworks as they looked at the time.< Less
CONSETT IRON WORKS IN 1893 By www.PostcardImages.co.uk
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From back in days of wooden ships and iron men, comes a well described and beautifully photographed 1893 appraisal of the Consett Steelworks. This will appeal to anyone interested in the historical... More > industrial revolution or Consett local history and how the area has changed. Sadly, every single thing photographed in this town has since been flattened, including the imposing Victorian Company offices. So a particularly poigniant reminder of a great industrial age past. For this softback binding, the wraparound cover is actually comprised of a map of Consett and the steelworks as it looked in 1893. The interior of the book contains no less than 24 illustrations, mainly of Consett and the Steelworks as they looked at the time.< Less
The Impact of the 19th Century Fossil Diggings on the Church By Bernard O'Connor
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In the mid-1840s a new industry started in southeast Suffolk, that of digging fossils. Known as 'coprolites', some thought them to be fossilised dinosaur droppings. Rich in phosphate they were much... More > in demand by the nation's manure manufacturers. By the 1846s the diggings had spread to Cambridgeshire, hertfordshire, bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Many thousands of men and women, boys and girls, got well-paid work in the pits but there were issues of in-migration, overcrowding and drunkenness. This book investigates the impact of the diggings on the church and its attempts to alleviate the social problems.< Less

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