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Local History Talk - The Swansea Copper Industry in a Changing Global Marketplace

Discover more about local history in our ongoing series of free talks.

17 Feb 2018
2.00PM. Lasts one hour.
This event is free.
Swansea Central Library
Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road, Swansea, SA1 3SN. The event is being held in the Discovery Room on the first floor of the library.

Professor Louise Miskell - The Swansea Copper Industry in a Changing Global Marketplace, c.1820-1860.

The lecture will examine the transformation in global copper ore production and transportation which took place in the first half of the nineteenth century and how this affected the major copper smelting firms in Swansea.

In association with the Department of Adult and Continuing Education at Swansea University.

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