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Forthcoming Labor History Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The History of Migration in Europe

    Perspectives from Economics, Politics and Sociology

    Edited by Francesca Fauri

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Economic History

    The History of Migration in Europe belies several myths by arguing, for example, that immobility has not been the "normal" condition of people before the modern era. Migration (far from being an income-maximizing choice taken by lone individuals) is often a household strategy, and local wages...

    To Be Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The German Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic of 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 December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Give Us Bread but Give Us Roses

    Working Women's Consciousness in the United States, 1890 to the First World War

    By Sarah Eisenstein

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

    Rooted in the printed sources of the period, this book reconstructs the attitudes of a pioneer generation of young women to the conflicts brought about by their new experience of employment outside their homes, and to changes in work and family relationships. In the 1890s and after the still...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Labouring Classes in Early Industrial England, 1750-1850

    By John Rule

    Series: Themes In British Social History

    This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of current research on the social conditions, experiences and reactions of working people during the period 1750 - 1850....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Birth of Industrial Britain

    1750-1850, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Morgan

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The Industrial Revolution had a profound and lasting effect on socioeconomic and cultural conditions in Britain.The Birth of Industrial Britain examines the impact of early industrialisation on British society in the century before 1850, coinciding with Britain’s transition from a late...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Historical Patterns of Industrialization

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Kemp

    Industrialization is still the factor that distinguishes the modern world from the past, and advanced countries from undeveloped ones. In this revised and expanded edition, Tom Kemp uses the historical record of industrialization to explore key questions about its impact and the significance we...

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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