Technical development, innovation and growth of the German iron- and steel-industry, 1850 to 1900.

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

    Downloadable Datatables in HISTAT (Topic: Innovation): Tab. 1 Bessemerstahlproduktion (saures Verfahren), ausgewählte Werke (1862-1879) (Bessemer steel procuction (acid process), selected factories) Tab. 2 Entwicklung der Hochofenleistung, Tonnen pro Hochofen in 24 Stunden (1850-1900) (Development of furnance capacity in tons per furnance in 24 hours) Tab. 3 Thomasstahlproduktion (basisches Verfahren) ausgewählter Werke (1880-1900) (Thomas steel production (basic process) of selected factories)
Temporal Coverage
  • 1850 / 1900
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
    Rhineland and Westfalia
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    Rhineland and Westfalia
Sampled Universe
Data from selected factories (iron works): Bochumer Verein, Gutehoffnungshuette, Georgs-Marien-Huette, Hoerde, Hoesch, Koenigshuette / OS, Krupp, Phoenix und Rheinstahl Meiderich.
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Research literature. Selected publications of the following factories or works: Bochumer Verein, Gutehoffnungshütte, Georgs-Marien-Hütte, Hörde, Hoesch, Königshütte / OS, Krupp, Phönix und Rheinstahl Meiderich.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 50
    Number of Variables: 21
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8432 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Plumpe, Gottfried, 1981: Technischer Fortschritt, Innovationen und Wachstum in der deutschen Eisen- und Stahlindustrie in der zweiten Hälfe des 19. Jahrhunderts, in: Schröder, W. H./Spree, R. (Hrsg.), 1981: Historische Konjunkturforschung. (Historische -sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen; Bd. 11). Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, S. 160-185.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 85 | Registration Date: 2011-03-15