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Changing Workplaces

Roderick Floud

in The People and the British Economy, 1830–1914

Published in print April 1997 | ISBN: 9780192892102
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191670602 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192892102.003.0006
Changing Workplaces

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This chapter examines the changes in the working lives and workplaces of people in Britain from 1830–1914. It discusses changes in work style, work distribution, communications, the internationalization of economic life, and emergence of trade unions.

Keywords: communications; work; internationalization; working lives; workplaces; trade unions

Chapter.  5942 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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