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- The History Press 2013; US$ 16.03
In 1851 there were over a million servants in Britain. This book reveals first--hand tales of put-upon servants, who often had to rise hours before dawn to lay fires, heat water and prepare meals for their employers, and then work into the small hours. Yet there are also heart-warming stories of personal devotion, and reward, and of how the servants... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
One 19th century footman complained about the work involved in drawing more than 40 baths for his household, yet Lady Grenville felt no compunction in describing her footman as a "lazy flunkey". For centuries a large body of domestic servants was an often unappreciated foundation for the smooth running of a household. Today, the warrens of 'domestic... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
Although life in Tudor England was ordered in a strict hierarchy and the divisions between social classes were firmly maintained, a life of service was common for all classes, and servants were not necessarily the lowest stratum of society. At the upper levels of society the children of the wealthy would become personal attendants to royalty or to... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.32
Allen Vorspiegelungen zum Trotz: Unsere moderne Arbeitswelt ist so schön nicht. Immer mehr Arbeit und prekäre Arbeitsverhältnisse steigern die Belastung für viele Menschen erheblich. Beruflich bedingte Stress- und Überlastungserscheinungen nehmen zu und stellen eine ernstzunehmende Gefahr für die Gesundheit dar, was sowohl die Beschäftigten als auch... more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 39.95
This is a collection of soundings into various aspects of the history of maritime labor from the close of the Middle Ages to the present. The spatial emphasis of the essays is north European and Atlantic since they deal with the countries around the North Sea and Baltic with some coverage of North America. The phrase work at sea naturally makes one... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
As yet, little is understood about how the knowledge-based economy differs from the old, traditional economy. Digesting up-to-date, cross-disciplinary thinking, this significant volume provides an account of the transformation of advanced economies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
Social Approaches to an Industrial Past is a pioneering collection which addresses the social context of mining communities. This collection considers social context using ethnographic and ethnohistoric records of various cultures. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 49.95
This informative collection presents the results of research undertaken by teams from eight European countries who worked together for three years on a comparative study of the evolution of service sector employment in EU member states. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00
Research from Australia, Europe, and the UK is used to examine the differences between the image and reality of work in the software development industry and to provide an analysis of software development and developers. more...
- Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 24.53
The joint-winner of the 2003 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award - a lucid account of Australia's relationship with the Timor Sea, with Indonesian fishermen, with the relationship between those Island people and the Aboriginal communities of north-west Australia. more...