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Working life in Britain, 1900-1950

Author: Janice Anderson
Publisher: London : Futura, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Earning a living in Victorian and Edwardian times could be a rather uncertain business. If employment was obtained it was vey often a form of drudgery with very little reward. Although skilled workers could take pride in what they created, the majority of workers had to take consolation in the fact that they were taking home a wage and that, althiough conditiosn were poor, they were far worse outside of Britain.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janice Anderson
ISBN: 9780708806777 0708806775
OCLC Number: 137313203
Notes: Originally published: London: Time Warner, 2005.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Country living --
The Edwardian years --
Working in World War One --
The changing role of women --
Taking a break --
Between the wars --
Working in World War Two --
A better world ahead.
Responsibility: [Janice Anderson].

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Illustrated with black and white photographs, 'Working Life in Britain' paints a vivid image of the working man and woman in the years 1900 to 1950.  Read more...

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