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Wuerttemberg’s Iron Industry in the 19th Century.

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Plumpe, Gottfried
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    This study is about the history of Wuerttemberg’s industry in the period of Germany’s industrialization. The study deals with the Württemberg iron industry in the 19th century both, in terms of corporate history and in terms of the aspects of technical progress and innovation of the German coal and steel industry and, furthermore, according to the aspects of the development of regional and structural change. Downloadabl timeseries to this study are available under HISTAT, Topic: Production: mining, manufacturing, industry (=Produktion: Bergbau, verarbeitendes Gewerbe, Industrie) ): The Datatables in the search- and downloadsystem HISTAT are in three parts: A) Basic information on the iron industry (iron ore mining, companies, machines, employees, wages, social security benefits, administrative expenses) B) Growth of the Wuerttemberg ironindustry in the 19th century (30 Datatables on population development, wrought iron production, blast furnance production, turn over structure and turn over level, development of capital, fixed investments, price development) C) Further Data Table Annex
Temporal Coverage
  • 1810 / 1900
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    Kingdom Wuerttemberg
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    Kingdom Wuerttemberg
Sampled Universe
Names of smelting works: Abtsgmuend; Christophstall; Friedrichstal; Itzelberg; Koenigsbronn; Ludwigstal; Unterkochen; Wasseralfingen; Wilhelmshuette.
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Mainsources: Reports (Books) of 7 wuerttemberg smelt works and supplements to the reports (Books) (1845-1900); The period before 1845: records of smelt works authorities (Hüttenämter), records of the mine-council, records of the tax and finance ministry of the royal cabinet. Official land registers, contemporary economic and statistical literature. Secondary sources: monographies dealing with the Wuerttemberg iron industry; contemporary news and Wuerttemberg Yearbooks. Since 1863 descriptions of the Kingdom Wuerttemberg (“Das Königreich Württemberg”); articles in newspapers dealing with the iron industry.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 90
    Number of Variables: 317
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8424 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Plumpe, Gottfried, 1982: Die württembergische Eisenindustrie im 19. Jahrhundert. In: Pohl, H., und Treue, W. (Hrsg.): Zeitschrift für Unternehmensgeschichte, Beiheft 26. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 84 | Registration Date: 2011-03-14

Plumpe, Gottfried (2011): Die württembergische Eisenindustrie im 19. Jahrhundert.. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.