Productivity and Performance in the Paper Industry: Labour, Capital and Technology in Britain and America, 1860-1914by Gary Bryan Magee
This significant 1997 contribution to modern economic history examines the important, but little studied, paper industry.See more details below
This significant 1997 contribution to modern economic history examines the important, but little studied, paper industry.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Modern Economic History Series, #4
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)
Table of Contents
List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Background; 2. Technological change; 3. Performance; 4. Rags, esparto and wood: entrepreneurship and the choice of raw materials; 5. The Anglo-American labour productivity gap; 6. Unions and manning practices in Britain and America; 7. Raw materials, women, and labour-saving machinery: the Anglo-American gap, 1860–90; 8. Technological divergence: the Anglo-American gap, 1890–1913; 9. Free trade and paper; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography.
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