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  • Redefined Labour Spaces

    Organising Workers in Post-Liberalised India

    Edited by Sobin George, Shalini Sinha

    This book discusses the transformation of labour movements and trade unionism in post-liberalised India. It looks at emergent collectivism, both in formal and informal sectors and relates it to changing political and industrial relations. Bringing together studies of resistance, struggles and new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture

    By Camilla Fojas

    Migrant Labor and Border Securities in Pop Culture explores the conditions for migrant domestic, agricultural, and factory workers as that of continual crisis and examines how the borderlands are a workshop of neoliberalism, one that contains all of its outcomes. These borderland stories present a…

    Hardback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Latina/o Popular Culture

  • Industry in England

    Historical Outlines

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Originally published in 1912, Industry in England provides a complete history of industry and industrial changes in England from pre-roman times to modern England as it stood in the early twentieth century. Using Gibbons’ previous text The Industrial History of England as a base, this work aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Coal-Mining Women in Japan

    Heavy Burdens

    By W. Donald Burton

    In the years Bbetween the Meiji Restoration in 1868 and the beginning of the war mobilization boom in 1930, collieries in Europe and America embraced new technologies and had long since been excluded women from working underground. In Japan, however, mining women witnessed no significant changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-17 
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

  • Workers, Unions and Truck Wages in British Society

    The Fight for Real Wages, 1820-1986

    By Christopher Frank

    Despite the dramatic expansion of consumer culture from the beginning of the eighteenth century onwards, and the developments in retailing, advertising and credit relationships in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, there were a significant number of working families in Britain who were not…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Industrial History of England

    By Henry De Beltgens Gibbins

    Gibbins’ Industrial History of England gives a thorough outline of England’s economic and industrial history from the Romans to the early 20th Century. As well as considering the economic and industrial aspects of English life, this study also presents social, political and military aspects of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Peasant War in Germany

    By Friedrich Engels

    Originally published in 1926, this translation of Engels’ account of the Peasant War in fourteenth Century Germany explores the social and economic forces that led to peasant rebellion with a particular focus on how closely this related to the Reformation. Engels gives examples of key figures…

    Paperback – 2017-05-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The International after 150 Years

    Labor vs Capital, Then and Now

    Edited by George Comninel, Marcello Musto, Victor Wallis

    The International Workingmen’s Association was the prototype of all organizations of the Labor movement and the 150th anniversary of its birth (1864-2014) offers an important opportunity to rediscover its history and learn from its legacy. The International helped workers to grasp that the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge

  • Urban Workers in the Early Industrial Revolution

    By Robert Glen

    This title, first published in 1984, focuses primarily on the early Industrial Revolution (c. 1780-1820) in the Stockport district. As the Industrial Revolution in England was the first instance of successful industrialisation, it can still provide many social and economic lessons and also furnish…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

  • The Causes of the Industrial Revolution in England

    Edited by R. M. Hartwell

    A number of changes in the English economy during the eighteenth century marked the inception of the modern industrialised world. Whether for the historian seeking explanations for past growth, or the economist in search of prescriptions for the future, the English industrial revolution is probably…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

  • The Industrial Revolution and Economic Growth

    By R. M. Hartwell

    This volume, first published in 1971, brings together eleven essays and articles on the history of the industrial revolution. Method is the central consideration, and the author discusses ways in which historians have analysed the industrial revolution, demonstrates inconsistency and bias in their…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency in London During the Industrial Revolution

    By Ian P. H. Duffy

    This title, first published in 1985, examines the evolution of the laws relating to debt and credit during the industrial revolution. Since economic activity was so precarious during the industrial revolution it is important to explore the legal procedures designed to deal with its victims. This…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Industrial Revolution

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