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Decline of Scotland's traditional industries in the 1960s
Decline of Scotland's traditional industries in the 1960s

Duration: 01:11

Brief review of the issues facing Scotland’s traditional industries and the political implications of industrial decline.

 
Early domestic appliances
Early domestic appliances

Duration: 04:19

The technological developments that began to make housework easier.

 
Hillman Imp
Hillman Imp

Duration: 01:01

The Hillman Imp saloon car failed in the face of a number of social and economic factors.

 
Home Front in Scotland
Home Front in Scotland

Duration: 00:55

Brief review of Scottish industry during World War II. The war effort brought increased demand for manufactured goods and labour.

 
Impact of the oil industry and the closure of Linwood car factory
Impact of the oil industry and the closure of Linwood car factory

Duration: 01:04

A review of the changing fortunes of the oil and car industries in Scotland in the late 1970s.

 
Industrial change in Scotland in the 1960s
Industrial change in Scotland in the 1960s

Duration: 01:24

Review of issues leading to industrial change in Scotland in the early 1960s.

 
Industrial unrest in Scotland in the early 1970s
Industrial unrest in Scotland in the early 1970s

Duration: 01:31

Review of industrial unrest in Scotland in the early 1970s when Edward Heath's Conservative government came to power.

 
Industry and social change in the 1950s
Industry and social change in the 1950s

Duration: 01:41

Review of industrial growth and social change in the 1950s.

 
Ireland during the great famine of the 1840s
Ireland during the great famine of the 1840s

Duration: 03:33

Description of the poverty and hunger in Irealnd during the great famine that led many to migrate to England and America in the mid-19th century.

 
Issues facing Scotland's car industry in the 1960s
Issues facing Scotland's car industry in the 1960s

Duration: 02:10

Review of the challenges facing Scotland's car industry in the 1960s.

 
North Sea oil
North Sea oil

Duration: 01:33

The effects of the development of the North Sea oil industry on the Scottish economy.

 
Scotland and new technology
Scotland and new technology

Duration: 00:27

Brief review of government attempts to encourage manufacturers of new technology to establish a presence in Scotland.

 
Scotland's post-war industrial boom
Scotland's post-war industrial boom

Duration: 00:57

Review of Scotland's industrial boom after WW2.

 
Scottish car industry in the 1960s
Scottish car industry in the 1960s

Duration: 01:15

A look at the Linwood car factory near Glasgow where the Hillman Imp was made.

 
Scottish industrial growth in the 1960s
Scottish industrial growth in the 1960s

Duration: 01:29

A review of attempts by government to invest in and develop new industries and towns in Scotland during the 1960s.

 
Scottish industry in the 1940s
Scottish industry in the 1940s

Duration: 02:06

Review of the Scottish industrial scene immediately after the Second World War.

 
Textile industry in the Scottish Borders
Textile industry in the Scottish Borders

Duration: 00:51

Review of the issues facing the textile industry in the Scottish Borders after 1945.

 
The arrival of the motor car
The arrival of the motor car

Duration: 03:03

The development of the car and the motor industry from an expensive toy to mass-produced transportation for all.

 
The car: blessing or curse?
The car: blessing or curse?

Duration: 03:24

The social impact of the automobile.

 
The economic slump of the 1930s
The economic slump of the 1930s

Duration: 03:19

The government struggled to cope with the economic slump of the 1930s and the growing demand for welfare payments.

 
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 1/3)
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 1/3)

Duration: 01:30

Review of the issues challenging traditional Scottish industries in the late 1950s.

 
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 2/3)
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 2/3)

Duration: 00:49

The decline of the textile industry in the Scottish Borders is illustrated.

 
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 3/3)
Traditional Scottish industries in decline (pt 3/3)

Duration: 01:02

A brief review of the decline of the textile industry in the Scottish Borders.

 
Working conditions in Scottish industry in the 1940s
Working conditions in Scottish industry in the 1940s

Duration: 00:59

Brief review of working conditions in Scottish industry in the 1940s.

 

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