Mingay, G.E. THE TRANSFORMATION OF BRITAIN 1830-1939
London, Boston and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul, (1986). 071009762X / 9780710097620 First edition. the fifth volume in the Making of Britain series. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 236 pages, eighty-two b&w photographs, nine b&w figures, further reading list, and an index.
A history of Britain from the growth of cities in the mid-19th century to the start of World War II, written from an archaeologist's perspective, with an emphasis on material culture, or what was produced and what it reveals about English society.