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The Resource Heyday : the 1850s and the dawn of the global age, Ben Wilson

Heyday : the 1850s and the dawn of the global age, Ben Wilson

Label
Heyday : the 1850s and the dawn of the global age
Title
Heyday
Title remainder
the 1850s and the dawn of the global age
Statement of responsibility
Ben Wilson
Title variation
Hey day
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author examines the extraordinary change and upheaval that occurred around the world during the 1850s, including the expansion of the world economy, the emigration of millions, and the development of new technologies that revolutionized communication
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Ben
Dewey number
909.81
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D389
LC item number
.W55 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • Eighteen fifties
  • Social change
  • Globalization
  • Free trade
  • Imperialism
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Heyday : the 1850s and the dawn of the global age, Ben Wilson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the American Edition -- Introduction: 1851 : Precipice in Time -- Part I. Boom : The Age of Gold -- 1851 : Annus Mirabilis : London -- The Hairystocracy : Melbourne -- Bonanza : Newfoundland -- On the Road : Nebraska -- Star of Empire : Minnesota -- The Hashish of the West : Kansas -- Part II. Faultlines : The Age of Silver -- The Ramparts of Freedom -- El Presidente : Nicaragua -- Tsunami : Yokohama -- The Civilising Mission : Hong Kong -- Retribution : Lucknow -- Part III. News of the World : The Age of Bronze -- Empire of News : Fleet Street -- Master of Time : New York-London -- Best of Times, Worst of Times : Beijing, Turin, Montgomery -- Blood, Iron, Cotton, Democracy : Bombay -- Epilogue 1873 -- Chronology of Events
Control code
ocn921863424
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 477 pages, 8 unnumbererd pages of plates
Isbn
9780465064250
Lccn
2015042140
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
909.81 W691 ; XX-N ; [A15BP008, #12, 3@32.50, ES/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 921863424
  • (OCoLC)921863424
Label
Heyday : the 1850s and the dawn of the global age, Ben Wilson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to the American Edition -- Introduction: 1851 : Precipice in Time -- Part I. Boom : The Age of Gold -- 1851 : Annus Mirabilis : London -- The Hairystocracy : Melbourne -- Bonanza : Newfoundland -- On the Road : Nebraska -- Star of Empire : Minnesota -- The Hashish of the West : Kansas -- Part II. Faultlines : The Age of Silver -- The Ramparts of Freedom -- El Presidente : Nicaragua -- Tsunami : Yokohama -- The Civilising Mission : Hong Kong -- Retribution : Lucknow -- Part III. News of the World : The Age of Bronze -- Empire of News : Fleet Street -- Master of Time : New York-London -- Best of Times, Worst of Times : Beijing, Turin, Montgomery -- Blood, Iron, Cotton, Democracy : Bombay -- Epilogue 1873 -- Chronology of Events
Control code
ocn921863424
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 477 pages, 8 unnumbererd pages of plates
Isbn
9780465064250
Lccn
2015042140
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
909.81 W691 ; XX-N ; [A15BP008, #12, 3@32.50, ES/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 921863424
  • (OCoLC)921863424

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