Corn Milling and the Industrial Revolution in England in the 18th Century


Reprinted for University of Birmingham Historical Journal Vol VI (2) pp 161 – 175 (1958)

An interesting and important review of the gradual move from wind and water-power to steam. Full of social, economic and technical insights. Explaining, for example, the surge in windmill construction in Kent in the nineteenth century (see additional image).

This important work was inscribed to EM Gardner, the UK’s dominant watermill expert of the mid-20th century (see additional image)

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