The Rise and Fall of King Coal (Gresley Books)

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The Rise and Fall of King Coal tells the fascinating story of coal… from its origins in prehistoric swamps to its early primitive mining methods and to its role as the mineral that fueled the Industrial Revolution and put the ‘Great’ into Britain. It explores the history and operation of the collieries and their railways, explains the location of the coalfields and examines the hazards, hardships, disputes and tragedies that were part of every miner’s life.

Hardback. 264 pages.

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