Some Degree of Power: From Hired Hand to Union Craftsman in the Preindustrial American Printing Trade, 1778-1815

Some Degree of Power: From Hired Hand to Union Craftsman in the Preindustrial American Printing Trade, 1778-1815

By: Mark Lause (author)Hardback

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Earlier historians have generally believed that this period in American history lacked significant trade union activity, but Lause demonstrates that post-Revolutionary printers not only formed their own local trade associations, but were part of a larger network that connected printers, cobblers, tailors, and other skilled workers into associations

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  • ISBN13: 9781557281852
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 261
  • ID: 9781557281852
  • ISBN10: 1557281858

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