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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...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Labour in Africa, Past and Present

    Edited by Lynn Schler, Louise Bethlehem, Galia Sabar

    This book offers a broad range of perspectives on major transformations in the research of labor in Africa contexts over the last twenty years. This is a groundbreaking work by social scientists and historians; adopting innovative paradigms in the study of African laborers,...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge

  3. Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing

    Edited by Patricia D'Antonio, Julie A. Fairman, Jean C. Whelan

    2014 winner of the American Association for the History of Nursing’s Mary M. Roberts Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the state of the art and science of nursing...

    Published May 24th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Belonging in Europe - The African Diaspora and Work

    Edited by Caroline Bressey, Hakim Adi

    This publication does not just mark the presence of black people in Europe, but brings research to a new stage by making connections across Europe through the experience of work and labour. The working experience for black peoples in Europe was not just confined to ports and large urban areas –...

    Published March 12th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Series: Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Woody Guthrie

    Writing America's Songs

    By Ronald D. Cohen

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Woody Guthrie is the most famous and influential folk music composer and performer in the history of the United States. His most popular song, "This Land is Your Land" has become the country's unofficial national anthem, known to every school child since the 1960s. His influence exceeded the realm...

    Published July 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  7. Red Activists and Black Freedom

    James and Esther Jackson and the Long Civil Rights Revolution

    Edited by David Levering Lewis, Michael H. Nash, Daniel J. Leab

    This book deals with the forgotten history of the civil rights movement. The American Left played a significant part in the origins of that movement, whose history has traditionally been focused on the later 1940's and early 1950's. This approach needs serious re-thinking in light of what took...

    Published May 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Labor, Industry, and Regulation during the Progressive Era

    By Daniel E. Saros

    Series: New Political Economy

    The Progressive Era was among the most volatile times for the economy and labor in American History. Daniel E. Saros explores the institutional and economic conditions of this time, revealing new insight into the regulated nature of industry and the conditions of labor. Using the steel industry as...

    Published February 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Paul Shackel, Gary Campbell

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Heritage, Labour and the Working Classes is both a celebration and commemoration of working class culture. It contains sometimes inspiring accounts of working class communities and people telling their own stories, and weaves together examples of tangible and intangible heritage, place, history,...

    Published June 27th 2011 by Routledge

  10. 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...

    Published June 2nd 2011 by Routledge