Text by John van Laun
Especially commissioned by Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council from renowned expert, Dr. John van Laun, this book is the first authoritative publication on the industrial archaeology of Blaenau gwent. It traces the important role the area played in the Industrial Revolution that shaped the modern world. and examines the impact of that process on local landscapes, communities and people. The book includes seven trails to lead visitors and local people alike around the industrial archaeology of this fascinating area.