The Gwent County History: Volume 4: Industrial Monmouthshire, 1780 - 1914

The Gwent County History: Volume 4: Industrial Monmouthshire, 1780 - 1914


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This fourth volume in the Gwent Country History series focuses on the industrial revolution and the far-reaching changes it brought to the county. It features chapters on population and population movements; rural economy and society; communications and commerce; the iron, steel, and coal industries; the Chartist Movement; and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780708323656
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 06/15/2011
Series: University of Wales Press - Gwent County History Series , #4
Pages: 376
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Chris Williams is professor of history at Swansea University. Sian Rhiannon Williams is a senior lecturer in the Department of Education at the University of Wales Institute in Cardiff.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Colour Plates
List of Tables
List of Maps
List of Abbreviations
Gwent County History Association
Chairman’s Foreword
General Editor’s Preface
Editors’ Preface
List of Contributors

1. Population and Population Movements
      W. T. R. Pryce
    Appendix I: Territorial Units for Statistical and
    Cartographic Purposes, 1801-1911
    Appendix II: Registration Districts in 1851 and 1861
    Appendix III: Population, 1801-1911; Natural Increase
    1841-1910 in Territorial Units
2. The Rural Economy
      Ian Pincombe
3. Communications and Commerce
      Trevor Boyns
4. The Iron and Steel Industry
      John Elliott
5. The Coal Industry
      Bill Jones
6. Urban Society
      C. Roy Lewis
7. Rural Society
      Ian Pincombe
8. The Languages of Monmouthshire
      Sian Rhiannon Williams
9. Literature in Welsh and English
      Sam Adams
10. Education and Literacy
      Sian Rhiannon Williams
11. Church and Chapel
      Christopher B. Turner
12. Popular Culture, Leisure and Recreation
      Gareth Williams
13. Visual Culture
      Peter Lord and John Morgan-Guy
14. Parliamentary Representation
      Margaret Escott
15. Local Government
      Andy Croll
16. Popular Movements, 1780-1850
      Chris Williams
17. Trade Unionism and the Labor Movement, 1850-1914
      John Williams
18. The Question of Monmouthshire
      Chris Williams

List of Gwent County History Association Members

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