5 edition of A business and labour history of Britain found in the catalog.
A business and labour history of Britain
|Statement||edited by Mike Richardson and Peter Nicholls|
|LC Classifications||HD8388 .B87 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2011018673|
Since Labour History Review has explored the working lives and politics of 'ordinary' people. It has played a key role in redefining social and political history.. The journal's emphasis is on British labour history, though comparative and international studies are not neglected. The editors welcome contributions which dig deeper within the traditional subject matter of labour history. Cambridge Core - Social and Population History - The Cambridge Social History of Britain, – - edited by F. M. L. Thompson.
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provides an original and challenging interpretation of Labour's evolution from its sectional trade union origins to its present status as a national governing party.
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A Business and Labour History of Britain: Case Studies of Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. [Dr Mike Richardson; Dr Peter Nicholls] -- By bringing together and critically engaging with accounts of certain themes in business and labour history, and utilizing original research, this book aims to widen understanding of industrial.
Labor history or labour history is a sub-discipline of social history which specialises on the history of the working classes and the labor historians may concern themselves with issues of gender, race, ethnicity and other factors besides class but chiefly focus on urban or industrial societies which distinguishes it from rural history.
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Subjects: Industrial relations -- Great Britain -- Case studies. case studies of Britain in the nineteenth. The book would be of interest to a variety of readers.
It touches on issues of major concern for policy makers, and should constitute an important reference for students and researchers in the fields of industrial relations, labour economics and business history.’ Source: International Review of Applied Economics. The breadth of research in primary and secondary sources is impressive.
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