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Industrial archaeology

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Industrial archaeology concerns itself with the physical remains of the Industrial Revolution. It is born out of the need to record and preserve the remains of industrialisation before they disappear. It is a part of landscape study and includes cultural aspects also. The term was coined in the 1950s in Birmingham by Michael Rix (Palmer 1998:1).

See also: List of Conservation topics, Conservation in the United Kingdom, Industrial archaeology of Dartmoor, History of Science and Technology, Association for Industrial Archaeology

Further Reading:
Cossons, N. (ed.) (2000) Perspectives on Industrial Archaeology London: Science Museum
Daunton, M. J. (1995) Progress and Poverty Oxford: Oxford University Press
Deetz, J .(1977) In Small Things Forgotten New York: Doubleday
Engles, F. (1845) The Condition of the Working Class in England Engles
Gaskell, E. (1848) Mary Barton Elizabeth Gaskell
Hills, R. L. (1989) Power from Steam Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
Marx, K. Engles, F. (1845) The Communist Manifesto Karl Marx
Newman, R. (2001) The Historical Archaeology of Britain c.1540-1900 Stroud: Sutton Publishing
Orser, C. E. (1996) Images of the Recent Past Walnut Creek: Sage Publications
Palmer, M. Neverson, P. (1998) Industrial Archaeology - Principles and Practice London: Routledge
Smith, A. (1776) The Wealth of Nations Adam Smith
Thomas, J. (ed.) (2000) Interpretive Archaeology - A Reader London: Leicester University Press
Watkins, G. The Textile Mill Engine Ashbourne: Landmark Publishing

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