Experience the making of Britain 1993 Industrial Heritage Year campaign

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Britain’s Industrial Heritage draws us to historic sites every year. There seems to be no limit to our fascination with working cotton mills, preserved coal mines, steam railways, and the thousand-and-one other evocative reminders of the country’s industrial past.5/5(4).

Britain’s Industrial Heritage draws us to historic sites in our millions every year. There seems to be no limit to our fascination with working cotton mills, preserved coal mines, steam railways, and the thousand-and-one other evocative reminders of the country’s industrial past.

It was not always like Edition: UK Ed. The beauty of history is in the detail. And once the basics are tucked away (and remember that no matter the source, history – especially that of Britain – is a tale of names, family trees and places), you will want to flesh out eras of interest: and when you do you may come across information omitted or treated pithily in this book/5().

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View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. The situation regarding the industrial heritage in Britain is very complex and fluid as it has evolved over a period of fifty years and is still evolving.

The industrial heritage has its origins in a “grass roots” movement, it was embraced by government agencies quite early, it led to specialised documentation and management processes and has had a prolific output of Cited by: 3.

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The Romans first came in 55 and 54 BC. They lived peacefully in England for about years. The brought to Britain a highly developed legal system, system of taxation, engineering skills, Roman architecture and the Latin language.

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