Journals Higher Education

$90.00

Hardcover

Published: 05 March 2017

256 Pages | 28 illus.

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780198786023


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Family and Business During the Industrial Revolution

Hannah Barker

  • Draws attention to small businesses and their significance in the economic growth and social transformation of industrial revolution Britain
  • Focuses on tradesmen and women, a social group generally overlooked in industrial revolution narratives
  • Challenges current understandings of gender, work, family, class, and power in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
  • Spans economic, social, and cultural history, as well as encompassing business history and the histories of the emotions, space, and material culture
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