History: Labor History

  • American Made: Shaping the American Economy book cover

    American Made

    Shaping the American Economy, 1st Edition

    By Harold C Livesay

    American Made is a best-selling collection of biographical sketches that introduces key trends of American business.The book details American business through time by presenting the history of people who forever changed the way that Americans do business. Harold Livesay maintains clarity and…

    Paperback – 2011-06-28

  • The Birth of Industrial Britain: 1750-1850 book cover

    The Birth of Industrial Britain

    1750-1850, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth Morgan

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-06-02
    Seminar Studies

  • Work and Struggle: Voices from U.S. Labor Radicalism book cover

    Work and Struggle

    Voices from U.S. Labor Radicalism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Le Blanc

    Work and Struggle: Voices from U.S. Labor Radicalism focuses on the history of U.S. labor with an emphasis on radical currents, which have been essential elements in the working-class movement from the mid nineteenth century to the late twentieth century.  Showcasing some of labor's most important…

    Paperback – 2010-12-08

  • The British Working Class 1832-1940 book cover

    The British Working Class 1832-1940

    1st Edition

    By Andrew August

    In this insightful new study, Andrew August examines the British working class in the period when Britain became a mature industrial power, working men and women dominated massive new urban populations, and the extension of suffrage brought them into the political nation for the first time. …

    Paperback – 2007-03-29
    Studies In Modern History

  • The Professions in Early Modern England, 1450-1800: Servants of the Commonweal book cover

    The Professions in Early Modern England, 1450-1800

    Servants of the Commonweal, 1st Edition

    By Rosemary O'Day

    This new history examines the development of the professions in England, centering on churchmen, lawyers, physicians, and teachers. Rosemary O'Day also offers a comparative perspective looking at the experience of Scotland and Ireland and Colonial Virginia.…

    Paperback – 2000-11-21
    Themes In British Social History

  • Social Democracy and the Working Class: in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany book cover

    Social Democracy and the Working Class

    in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany, 1st Edition

    By Stefan Berger

    This is a powerful and original survey of German social democracy breaks new ground in covering the movement's full span, from its origins after the French Revolution, to the present day. Stefan Berger looks beyond narrow party political history to relate Social Democracy to other working class…

    Paperback – 1999-11-22
    Themes In Modern German History

  • Historical Patterns of Industrialization book cover

    Historical Patterns of Industrialization

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Kemp

    Industrialization is still the factor that distinguishes the modern world from the past, and advanced countries from undeveloped ones. In this revised and expanded edition, Tom Kemp uses the historical record of industrialization to explore key questions about its impact and the significance we…

    Paperback – 1992-12-14

  • Popular Radicalism: The Working Class Experience 1780-1880 book cover

    Popular Radicalism

    The Working Class Experience 1780-1880, 1st Edition

    By D. G. Wright

    This well-argued and richly-detailed book concludes that the working-class radical movement was never able to prove a serious challenge to the stability of the British state; and, in fact, achieved very little in these years, except when operating in conjunction with the political movements and…

    Paperback – 1988-02-08
    Studies In Modern History

  • Labouring Classes in Early Industrial England, 1750-1850, The book cover

    Labouring Classes in Early Industrial England, 1750-1850, The

    1st Edition

    By John Rule

    This is the most comprehensive and up-to-date synthesis of current research on the social conditions, experiences and reactions of working people during the period 1750 - 1850.…

    Paperback – 1986-07-07
    Themes In British Social History

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