Men at Work: Labourers and Building Craftsmen in the Towns of Northern England, 1450-1750

Men at Work: Labourers and Building Craftsmen in the Towns of Northern England, 1450-1750

by Donald Woodward
     
 

A study of the impact of the building trade on the northern economy before the industrial revolution.See more details below

Overview

A study of the impact of the building trade on the northern economy before the industrial revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521472463
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1995
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #26
Pages:
315
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Building craftsmen at work; 3. The life-cycle of building craftsmen; 4. Labourers; 5. Conditions of work for labourers and building craftsmen; 6. Wage rates in the northern towns; 7. Towards an understanding of living standards; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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