Time and work in England 1750-1830 /

"Did working hours in England increase as a result of the Industrial Revolution? Marx said so, and so did E.P. Thompson; but where was the evidence to support this belief? Literary source are difficult to interpret, wage books are few and hardly representative, and clergymen writing about the s...

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Main Author: Voth, Hans-Joachim. (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series:Oxford historical monographs.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Time and the Industrial Revolution
  • 2. Method
  • 3. Patterns of Time Use 1750-1830
  • 4. Causes and Consequences
  • 5. Comparisons and Conclusion

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