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  • Tracing Your Coalmining Ancestorsby Brian Elliott

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 9.99

    In the 1920s there were over a million coalminers working in over 3000 collieries across Great Britain, and the industry was one of the most important and powerful in British history. It dominated the lives of generations of individuals, their families and communities, and its legacy is still with us today - many of us have a coalmining ancestor. 

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  • The Filth of Progressby Ryan Dearinger

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    The Filth of Progress  explores the untold side of a well-known American story. For more than a century, accounts of progress in the West foregrounded the technological feats performed while canals and railroads were built and lionized the capitalists who financed the projects. This book salvages stories often omitted from the triumphant narrative... more...

  • Contemporary Appliquéby Julia Triston; Rachel Lombard

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 19.69

    Appliqué is a classic embroidery technique that has recently been experiencing a revival. Appearing in the most cutting-edge contemporary textile work, it can be interpreted in many different ways - layering, patching, applying, overlaying - and offers endless creative possibilities. Each technical variation of appliqué has traditionally had its own... more...

  • The Steel Workersby John Fitch

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1989; US$ 28.95

    This classic account of the worker in the steel industry during the early years of the twentieth century combines the social investigator?s mastery of facts with the vivid personal touch of the journalist.  From its pages emerges a finely etched picture of how men lived and worked in steel. In 1907-1908, when John Fitch spent more than a year... more...

  • Education and Training for the Oil and Gas Industry: The Evolution of Four Energy Nationsby Phil Andrews; Jim Playfoot; Simon Augustus

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    The third book in the Getenergy Guides series, The Evolution of Four Energy Nations considers how four very different countries have evolved as oil and gas-producing nations and how the interventions of government, industry and the education and training sector have addressed workforce and skills development challenges in each of these countries.... more...

  • Revolution within the Revolutionby Jeffrey Bortz

    Stanford University Press 2008; US$ 67.50

    This book is a history of the Mexican workers? revolution that took place within the larger Mexican revolution of 1910. more...

  • Applied Operational Excellence for the Oil, Gas, and Process Industriesby Dennis P. Nolan; Eric T Anderson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 99.95

    Applied Operational Excellence for the Oil, Gas, and Process Industries offers a straightforward practical guide for oil and gas companies to understand the comparisons and contrasts between various types of safety management processes, including the standardized structure and ongoing extended benefits that operational excellence can bring to an... more...

  • Dasein für Andere - Dasein als Andere in Europaby Heike Wagner

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 51.90

    1 Mónica aus Ecuador ist 39 Jahre alt, hat drei Kinder und arbeitet seit zwei Jahren in Madrid als Hausarbeiterin. Sie wohnt bei ihrer Arbeitsstelle und ihre Aufgaben bestehen aus einem ?Rund-um-Service? von Pflege eines bettlägerigen alten M- nes, Putzen, Kochen, Waschen für 600 Euro im Monat. Es handelt sich um eine körperlich anstrengende und, da... more...

  • Store Clerks Then and Nowby Lisa Zamosky

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Store clerks help people shop. Many years ago, stores were smaller and store clerks had to perform most of the jobs in the store. Today, stores are larger and usually employ several store clerks to help. Store clerks today must know how to use computers to do their jobs. more...

  • Sanitation Workers Then and Nowby Lisa Zamosky

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 8.99

    Sanitation workers remove the trash and garbage that people and businesses produce. Increasing amounts of garbage and trash are becoming a problem in our world today. more...