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  • Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing NIP

    Edited by Patricia D'Antonio, Julie A. Fairman, Jean C. Whelan

    A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2014! 2014 winner of the American Association for the History of Nursing’s Mary M. Roberts Award for Exemplary Historical Research and Writing! The Routledge Handbook on the Global History of Nursing brings together leading scholars and scholarship to capture the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Empire, Industry and Class

    The Imperial Nexus of Jute, 1840-1940

    By Anthony Cox

    Presenting a new approach towards the social history of working classes in the imperial context, this book looks at the formation of working classes in Scotland and Bengal. It analyses the trajectory of labour market formation, labour supervision, cultures of labour and class formation between two…

    Paperback – 2015-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge/Edinburgh South Asian Studies Series

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    Routledge

  • The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History

    By Jeremy Black

    In The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History, Jeremy Black presents a compact yet comprehensive survey of slavery and its impact on the world, primarily centered on the Atlantic trade. Opening with a clear discussion of the problems of defining slavery, the book goes on to investigate the Atlantic…

    Paperback – 2015-03-16
    Routledge
    Themes in World History

  • Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by MAXINE Berg

    This edited collection, first published in 1991, focuses on the commercial relations, marketing structures and development of consumption that accompanied early industrial expansion. The papers examine aspects of industrial structure and work organisation, including women’s work, and highlight the…

    Paperback – 2015-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Peasantry (Routledge Revivals)

    Conflict and Community in Rural Society from the Eighteenth to the Twentieth Centuries

    By Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    This book, first published in 1986, surveys the history of rural society in Germany from the eighteenth century to the present day. The contributions include studies of Junker estates and small farming communities, serfs and landless labourers, maidservants and worker-peasants. They demonstrate the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Family (Routledge Revivals)

    Essays on the Social History of the Family in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Germany

    By Richard J. Evans, W. R. Lee

    This book surveys the history of the German family in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributions deal with the influence of industrialisation on family life in town and country, with rural families and communities under the impact of social and economic change, and with the role and…

    Hardback – 2015-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The German Unemployed (Routledge Revivals)

    Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich

    Edited by Richard J. Evans, Dick Geary

    Unemployment was perhaps the major problem confronting European society at the time in which this book was first published in 1987, and is arguably still the case today. This collection of essays by British and German historians contributes to the debate by taking a close look at unemployment in…

    Hardback – 2015-01-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Give Us Bread but Give Us Roses

    Working Women's Consciousness in the United States, 1890 to the First World War

    By Sarah Eisenstein

    Rooted in the printed sources of the period, this book reconstructs the attitudes of a pioneer generation of young women to the conflicts brought about by their new experience of employment outside their homes, and to changes in work and family relationships. In the 1890s and after the still…

    Paperback – 2014-12-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women's History

  • Labour Market Economics (Routledge Revivals)

    By D Sapsford

    First published in 1981, Labour Market Economics develops the basic economic theory of introductory courses within the context of labour market analysis and applies it both to particular features and special problems of the subject. The author begins by outlining the nature of the area and the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • International Trade Unionism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Charles Levinson

    As Secretary General of the ICF and previously Assistant General Secretary of the IMF, Charles Levinson played an important part in developing the countervailing labour response to the multinational corporations. His earlier work, Capital, Inflation and the Multinationals (Routledge Revivals, 2013)…

    Paperback – 2014-11-12
    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…

    Hardback – 2014-10-08
    Routledge
    Asia's Transformations

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