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British coal-mining industry during the war

Redmayne, R. A. S. Sir

British coal-mining industry during the war

by Redmayne, R. A. S. Sir

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Published by Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coal mines and mining.,
  • Coal trade.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Economics [and] finance

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir R.A.S. Redmayne ...
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 348 p. illus. (maps, forms) diagrs.
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16227940M

    Coal mining is a term that encompasses the various methods used to extract the carbon-containing rock called coal from the ground. Coal tends to exist in seams, which are lateral layers under the earth that may vary in depth from one or two feet to dozens of feet.. Coal mining methods. Mining of coal seams is achieved in several different ways. "Strip" mines scrape coal from the earth's. Montgomery, G A mining chronicle: annals of the coal mining industry of Great Britain from earliest times to Nef, J. U. Rise of the British coal industry. 2v. Redmayne, R.A.S. The British coal-mining industry during the war. *Supple, B. The history of the British coal industry. Vol 4: the political economy ofFile Size: 83KB.

    The National Coal Mining Museum for England keeps the stories of coal mining alive by creating enjoyable and inspiring ways to learn for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities and by collecting and preserving the industry’s rich heritage. Get in touch National Coal Mining Museum for England, Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield. Following World War One, the British coal industry was characterised by decentralisation and overcapacity (investigated by the Samuel Commission). Recommendations of rationalisation from the Sankey Commission (), the Mining Industry Act and Coal Mines Act could not prevent poor industrial relations and strikes. Control of the industry came under the Ministry of Fuel .

    21 Oct - Explore jamie's board "Miners Strike" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Coal mining, Billy elliot and History pins.   History of coal mining Last updated Decem The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity. Coal mining continues as an important economic activity today. Compared to wood fuels, coal yields .


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British coal-mining industry during the war by Redmayne, R. A. S. Sir Download PDF EPUB FB2

British coal-mining industry during the war. Oxford, Clarendon Press; London, New York [etc.] H. Milford, (OCoLC) Online version: Redmayne, Richard Augustine Studdert, British coal-mining industry during the war. Oxford, Clarendon Press; London, New York [etc.] H.

Milford, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Coal mining in the United Kingdom dates back to Roman times and occurred in many different parts of the country. Britain's coalfields are associated with Northumberland and Durham, North and South Wales, Yorkshire, British coal-mining industry during the war book Scottish Central Belt, Lancashire, Cumbria, the East and West Midlands andcoal mining quickly collapsed and had practically disappeared by the 21st century.

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Bulman and Sir R. Redmayne, K.C.B. The history of coal mining goes back thousands of years. It became important in the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and 20th centuries, when it was primarily used to power steam engines, heat buildings and generate electricity.

Coal mining continues as an important economic activity today. Compared to wood fuels, coal yields a higher amount of energy per mass and can often be obtained in. War Office, () [], Statistics of the Military Effort of the British Empire during the Great War, –, London: Naval and Military Press.

Books and articles Ahmed, S. (), ‘ Temporary and Permanent Government Spending in an Open Economy: Some Evidence for the United Kingdom ’, Journal of Monetary Economics – Oxfam Shop Shirley Large hardback without dust jacket. Bound in blue cloth boards with the title in gilt on the spine. The spine has a few stains and minimal wear.

There is a bookplate stuck to the front pastedown and a few words in ink on the title page. Age-toning to the front and back endpapers. The lateral edges are a little raggedy but internally this book is in nice condition.

See Oxfam. Books shelved as coal-mining: Gray Mountain by John Grisham, Fall of Giants by Ken Follett, Faith, Hope, and Ivy June by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, How Gre. A brief history of British coal mining – in pictures Military vehicles used during the general strike of Miners’ concerns over pay and dangerous conditions were a key factor in the.

The British Coal-Mining Industry During the War (Economic and Social History of [Richard Augustine Studdert () Redmayne] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Coal Mining Massacre America Forgot The mountains of southern West Virginia are riddled with coal—and bullets Child coal miners with mules in Gary, West Virginia in Author: Lorraine Boissoneault.

played during the war. Even before World War II, bituminous coal supplied more energy, as measured by British thermal units,' than any of the other fuels in use in this country. During World War II, however, the relative im-portance of bituminous coal as a source of energy increased.

Inthe year. Rationing was introduced temporarily by the British government several times during the 20th century, during and immediately after a war.

At the start of the Second World War inthe United Kingdom was importing 20 million long tons of food per year, including about 70% of its cheese and sugar, almost 80% of fruit and about 70% of cereals and fats. The book duplicates a lot of the criticisms, analyses, and information given in the earlier book "The Collapse of British Power" () by the same author.

The authors's main argument is that Britain's post-war political leadership (if not the majority of the electorate) wanted a welfare state with medical care, retirement pensions, housing Cited by: InBritish General Phillips and his men entered Chesterfield County; marched to the courthouse, which they set ablaze; and then continued on to destroy the county’s coal pits.

This act attests to the importance of Chesterfield’s coal mining industry in the war for American independence. Coal was central to the war effort. It not only kept people warm but powered industry, railways and shipping.

After the loss of French and Belgian coalfields to the Allied war effort, Welsh coal. "TiiE British Coal-mining Industry during the War " is certainly a subject of unusual, one might almost say thrilling, interest, the presentation of which, however, is a task of great difficulty, if full satisfaction is to be given to all the special view-points of the many different persons interested.

This book. British coal, the end of a mining industry. Deep-pit coal mining employed more than half a million British workers in the middle of the 20th century while it was still the main source of.

The History Of Coal Mining goes back thousands of years, and coal mining continues as an important economic activity today. Compared to wood fuels, coal yields that have higher amount of energy per mass and can often be obtained in areas where wood is not readily historically used as a domestic fuel, coal is now mostly used in industry, especially in smelting and alloy.

One book specifically dealing with the industry in the war is here. I've not read it. The author was a mining engineer from Durham who held senior positions in the government relating to the industry. I don't know of a more recent study, though the topic is often discussed in the context of the economic and social history of the Home Front.

40 The workings of this legislation is described by Kirby, Maurice W. in “ The Control of Competition in the British Coal-Mining Industry in the Thirties,” Economic History Review, 26 (05 ). 41 Days worked are from the Annual Report of the Secretary for Mines (Board of Trade, London, ).Cited by: This volume studies the decline of a staple industry at a time of worldwide upheaval caused by war and economic slump.

In British coalmining was at the height of its achievement and prosperity; by it was an ominous symbol of twentieth-century Britain's inability to adapt to technological and economic change and its social consequences.5/5(1).First elected to office during the war while still in his twenties, Jim Comerford was a teenage veteran of the lockout, a communist and a political activist during the Depression.

He had a year career as a leading official in the miners’ union, then was widely known and respected as an historian, social justice advocate, writer, book.