Uniting the Tailors: Trade Unionism amoungst the Tailors of London and Leeds 1870-1939, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Uniting the Tailors

Trade Unionism amoungst the Tailors of London and Leeds 1870-1939, 1st Edition

By Anne J. Kershen

Routledge

247 pages

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This book is not only about the tailoring industry and its trade unions; it is about the experience of eastern European immigrants in a trade as old as the Bible and yet as new as the electric sewing machine; it is about the role of women in a new industry and about the impact of socio-economic change on fashion. Finally, it is about the way in which sub-divisions and differences were accommodated under the umbrella of one particular trade union.

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Immigrants and Minorities, Vol 16, No 3, 1997

"Uniting the Tailors captures an important slab of trade union and Jewish history and in a readable fashion … Overall, Cass has participated in producing an excellent book at a fair price.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
HIS000000
HISTORY / General