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  1. Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by MAXINE Berg

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects of industrial structure and work organisation, including women’s work, and highlight the...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The German Peasantry (Routledge Revivals)

    Conflict and Community in Rural Society from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, first published in 1986, surveys the history of rural society in Germany from the eighteenth century to the present day. The contributions include studies of Junker estates and small farming communities, serfs and landless labourers, maidservants and worker-peasants. They demonstrate the...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The German Family (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the Family in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book surveys the history of the German family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributions deal with the influence of industrialisation on family life in town and country, with rural families and communities under the impact of social and economic change, and with the role and...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The German Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, Dick Geary

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Unemployment was perhaps the major problem confronting European society at the time in which this book was first published in 1987, and is arguably still the case today. This collection of essays by British and German historians contributes to the debate by taking a close look at unemployment in...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Themes in World History

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The International after 150 Years

    Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

    Edited by George Comninel, Marcello Musto, Victor Wallis

    The International Workingmen’s Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labour movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to grasp that the...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Rethinking the American Labor Movement

    By Elizabeth Faue

    Series: American Social and Political Movements of the 20th Century

    Throughout the past century, labor movements at the local and national level have been engaged in efforts to shape the conditions of employment, pay, and benefits for the common worker. This has not been an easy battle, and it has not often resulted in ore than temporary victories. Yet the struggle...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

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