Regions, industries and heritage. : perspectives on economy, society and culture in modern Western Europe / edited by Juliane Czierpka, Kathrin Oerters and Nora Thorade.
Contributor(s): Czierpka, Juliane | Oerters, Kathrin | Thorade, Nora.Material type: TextSeries: Palgrave studies in the history of social movements: Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: xviii, 288 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781137333407; 1137333405.Subject(s): Industrialization -- Europe, Western -- History -- Congresses | Europe, Western -- Civilization -- CongressesDDC classification: 338.094 Other classification: HIS010000 | HIS037030 | HIS054000
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"This book is the result of a conference on 'Industrialisation in European Regions', held in Bochum in November 2011."
"The industrial age has proved to be a formative period for Europe and led to the emergence of differently structured regions. Some of these regions took a leading role in the process of industrialization, while others developed at a slower pace, started at a later point in time or differed in the extent of their industrial development. Industrial heritage nowadays bears witness to the individual paths of development that took place in the last centuries. Accordingly, the contributions to this volume take a regional perspective and focus on different stages of industrialization. This volume does not only allow comparisons to be drawn between different paths of industrial development, it also gives an overview of the different concepts of regions, used among economic, social and cultural historians"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Regions, Industries, and Heritage: Perspectives on Economy, Society, and Culture in Modern Western Europe / Juliane Czierpka, Kathrin Oerters, and Nora Thorade -- 2. Revisited: The Importance of the Region in Understanding the Long Term Economic and Social Development of Europe / Pat Hudson -- 3. The Ulster Linen Triangle: An Industrial Cluster Emerging from a Proto-Industrial Region / Marcel Boldorf: -- 4. Space and Industry in the Economic Region Black Country / Juliane Czierpka -- 5. Early Start and Late Breakthrough. The Industrialization of the Minette Region in Lorraine and Luxembourg / Ralf Banken -- 6. Coal, Transport, and Industrial Development: The Impact of Coal Mining in Lower Silesia / Nora Thorade -- 7. The Concept of Regional Industrialization from the Perspective of the Economic History of East Central Europe / Uwe Muller -- 8. Global Markets and Regional Industrialization: The Emergence of the Saxon Textile Industry, 1790-1914 / Michael Schäfer -- 9. Industrialization and Agriculture. The Beet Sugar Industry in Saxony-Anhalt, 1799-1902 / Dirk Schaal -- 10. Beyond the Leading Regions: Agricultural Modernization and Rural Industrialization in North-Western Germany / Dieter Ziegler -- 11. Housing the Workers: Re-visiting Employer Villages in Mid-19th-century Europe / Tilman Frasch, Terry Wyke -- 12. The Identity of Mining Engineers: A Void in the Memory Of Mining Communities / Willemijne Linssen -- 13. Similarities and Discrepancies: The Workers' Discourse in 'the Greater Region' of Luxembourg and the French Region of Lorraine / Laure Caregari -- 14. Industrial Heritage in the Ruhr Region and South Wales in Historical Comparison / Kathrin Oerters -- 15. Zollverein and Sulzer: The Tangible and Intangible Dimensions of Industrial Heritage Sites / Heike Oevermann and Harald A. Mieg.