1st Edition

Apprenticeship In England, 1600-1914

By Joan Lane Copyright 1996
    324 Pages
    by Routledge

    320 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 1996. A social history of the changing fortunes of apprentices and the system of apprenticeship over three centuries of English history.

    Apprenticeship status and changes in the economy, 1600-1914; Characteristics of apprenticeship in England; The choice of a career; Education and training; Pauper and charity apprenticeships; Work and leisure; The production industries; The textile industries; The service industries and the professions; Unsatisfactory apprenticeships; Harsh and criminal masters; Apprentices at the end of the term; The decline of apprenticeship.


    Joan Lane