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Introduction

  • Howell G. M. Edwards
Chapter

Abstract

The life and times of the late 18th and early 19th Century into which William Weston Young was born. Review of earlier literature and setting out the scope of this book with the two main themes of fine porcelain and the refractory silica brick.

Keywords

Porcelain Silica brick Refractory Nantgarw Ceramic Dinas Industrial revolution 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Howell G. M. Edwards
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  1. 1.Department of Chemical and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Life SciencesUniversity of BradfordBradfordUK

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