Twentieth Century Industrial Archaeology
This book examines the industrial monuments of twentieth- century Britain. Each chapter takes a specific theme and examines it in the context of the buildings and structure of the twentieth century. The authors are both leading experts in the field, having written widely on various aspects of the subject. In this new and comprehensive survey they respond to the growing interest in twentieth-century architecture and industrial archaeology. The book is well illustrated with superb and unique illustrations drawn from the archives of the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England. It will mark and celebrate the end of the century with a tribute to its remarkable built industrial heritage.
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Chapter one 1 Introduction
Chapter two 7 A new material culture
the case of the food industries
Chapter five 61 Cars ships and aircraft
Chapter six 79 The age of science
Chapter seven 93 The century of total
Chapter eight 121 The great rebuildings
the archaeology of transport
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