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London Clerical Workers, 1880–1914
Development of the Labour Market





ISBN 9781138661332
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
272 Pages

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This study is based on a wide range of business sources as well as newspapers, journals, novels and oral history, allowing Heller to put forward a new interpretation of working conditions for London clerks, highlighting the ways in which clerical work changed and modernized over this period.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Chapter 1 Changing Worlds and Changing People: A Definition of the Late Victorian and Edwardian London Clerk; Chapter 2 The Clerk, The Office and Work: Changing Horizons; Chapter 3 Attitudes of the Clerk Towards Work; Chapter 4 Work, Income, Promotion and Stability: The Late Victorian and Edwardian London Clerk Revisited; Chapter 5 The Mechanization and Feminization of the Office, 1870–1914: Threats or Opportunities?; Chapter 6 Education, Merit and Patronage: The London Clerical Market; Chapter 7 Commercial Education and The Clerk; Chapter 8 Clerical Trade Unions, Associations and Collective Organizations; conclusion Conclusion;

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Michael Heller