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176 Pages | 85 black and white illustrations

9 x 6 inches

ISBN: 9781800856530

Bookseller Code (06)

The Built Environment Transformed

Textile Lancashire during the Industrial Revolution

Geoffrey Timmins

Historic England in association with Liverpool University Press

  • Adds to appreciation of the fundamental changes to the built environment that occurred in Britain and elsewhere during the Industrial Revolution
  • Provides clear guidance that can be widely applied about how neglected physical evidence at differing types of local historical site can be viewed and interpreted
  • Demonstrates how important new insights relating to major historical themes, especially housing conditions, transport changes and industrial development, can be generated by combining physical with documentary evidence
  • Includes extensive visual coverage of key features at the types of historical sites covered
  • Shows how historical understanding can be extended and deepened by preparing contextualised case studies