Industrial Organization in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Industrial Organization in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

1st Edition

By George Unwin

Routledge

278 pages

Purchasing Options:$ = USD
Hardback: 9780367136888
pub: 2019-03-21
SAVE ~$24.00
$120.00
$96.00
x
eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429028083
pub: 2019-06-03
from $20.00


FREE Standard Shipping!

Description

This third impression of the second edition was originally published in 1963, and in this classic study George Unwin attempted for the first time to bridge the gap between the economic development of medieval England and the England of the eighteenth century with a detailed study of the evolution and growth of the London Livery Companies and the early craft guilds. He discusses at length the various amalgamations of the crafts, the early joint-stock enterprises, protectionism under James I, and the early development of the Trade Union Movement.

In his introduction, Professor T. S. Ashton shows the importance of this pioneer study in the light of the industrial development today of the newly emergent nations.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. The Amalgamation of the Crafts. 2. Differentiation of Classes within the Craft Gild. 3. Industrial Capital v. Commercial Capital. 4. The Elizabethan Company. 5. The Stuart Corporations of Small Masters. 6. Joint-Stock Enterprise and Industrial Monopoly. 7. Protectionism Under James I. 8. The Antecedents of the Trade Union. Appendix A. 1. Extracts from the Clothworkers' Court Book, 1537-1639. 2. Classification of Woolgrowers and Clothiers, 1615. 3. Charlies I and the Pin Monopoly. 4. The Feltmakers' Joint-Stock Projejct, circa 1611. 5. 'The Case of the Feltmakers Truely Stated'. 6. Extracts from Feltmakers' Ordinances and Court Book, Mainly Illustrating the Dispute of 1696-9. 7. The Statute of Apprentices Set Aside. Appendix B. List of Manuscript Sources for the History of the Industrial Companies of London During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. Appendix C. List of Books and Articles Consulted.

About the Author

George Unwin

About the Series

Routledge Revivals

Are there elusive titles that you need and have been trying to source for years but thought that you would never be able to find?

Well this may be the end of your quest – here is a fantastic opportunity for you to discover past brilliance and purchase previously out of print and unavailable titles by some of the world’s most eminent academic scholars.

Drawing from over 100 years of innovative, cutting-edge publishing, Routledge Revivals is an exciting programme whereby key titles from the distinguished and extensive backlist of the many acclaimed imprints associated with Routledge will be re-issued.

The programme draws upon the illustrious backlists of Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, Routledge & Kegan Paul, Methuen, Allen & Unwin and Routledge itself.

Routledge Revivals spans the whole of the Humanities and Social Sciences, and includes works by some of the world’s greatest thinkers including Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, Simone Weil, Martin Buber, Karl Jaspers and Max Beloff.

If you are interested in Revivals in the Behavioral Sciences, please visit https://www.routledge.com/series/PSYREVIVALS

Learn more…

Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    HIS000000
    HISTORY / General