London in the age of industrialisation : entrepreneurs, labour force, and living conditions, 1700-1850 /

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Main Author: Schwarz, L. D. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1992.
Series:Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 19.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Wealth and Occupations in London
  • 1. The structure of LondonÆs economy and labour force
  • 2. Manufacturing, services and the London bourgeoisie
  • Part II. Fluctuations and Mortality in the Metropolis
  • 3. Trends, cycles and wars
  • 4. Seasonal fluctuations
  • 5. The population of London: the ending of the old regime
  • Part III. The Standard of Living and the London Trades
  • 6. The making of a wage rate
  • 7. The challenge of sweated labour: a tale of four trades
  • 8. The defences of the inferior artisans, conclusion: downstream from industrialisation Appendices
  • Seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sources on occupations and incomes
  • Occupations insured with Sun Fire Office and Royal Exchange Assurance, 1775û87
  • 1851 census: Armstrong classification
  • 1851 census: summary tables

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