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Brick: A Social History - Haynes, Carolyne
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Bricks - such small and seemingly uninteresting things - have helped to build the way we live as society has evolved, from the feudal system of early Britain right up to today. Originally very expensive, bricks were only used by those who could afford them. This gradually changed with the Great Fire of London in 1666 when legislation decreed that the city must be rebuilt with non flammable materials, and bricks came into their own. A few centuries later bricks formed the infrastructure of industrial Britain as the need for ...

Brick: A Social History 2019, The History Press Ltd, Stroud

ISBN-13: 9780750991933