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Dangerous Energy
The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture

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ISBN
9781850747185
Author
Wayne D. Cocroft
Published by
English Heritage
Publication Date
2000
Format
Paperback
Extent
320 pages
Dimensions
205 x 275 mm
Series
Archaeology

Dangerous Energy: The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history.

Few monuments of gunpowder manufacture survive in Britain from the Middle Ages, although its existence is documented. Late 17th-century water-powered works are identifiable but sparse. In the later 18th century, however, the industry was transformed by state acquisition of key factories, notably at Faversham and at Waltham Abbey. In the mid-19th century developments in Britain paralleled those in continental Europe and in America, namely a shift to production on an industrial scale related to advances in armaments technology.

The urgency and large-scale demands of the two world wars brought state-directed or state-led solutions to explosives production in the 20th century. The concluding section of Dangerous Energy: The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture looks at planning, preservation, conservation and presentation in relation to prospective future uses of these sites. 


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