Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Belper Through Time

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Author: Adrian Farmer

From the late eighteenth century, the Industrial Age transformed Belper from a small village of nail-makers to a busy and successful town. Thanks to the Strutt family, the town was the first in the world to have water-powered cotton mills, and the hundreds of people that flocked to work in those mills were provided with homes, chapels, schools and much more. Since Belper was inscribed on to the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the Derwent Valley Mills Site in 2001, the drive to save, enhance and restore the historic town has never been greater. By comparing views from years past, this book helps to define what has survived, what has been lost, and what we can do to ensure Belper remains the unique historic community it is today.

Book ISBN 9781848685833

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 01 May 2010

Height 234

Width 165

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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