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  • Fueling the Gilded Ageby Andrew Arnold

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    If the railroads won the Gilded Age, the coal industry lost it.  Railroads epitomized modern management, high technology, and vast economies of scale. By comparison, the coal industry was embarrassingly primitive. Miners and operators dug coal, bought it, and sold it in 1900 in the same ways that they had for generations. In the popular imagination,... more...

  • Gesundheit und Arbeitsweltby Jana Bäuerlen

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 23.13

    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...

  • Geophysical Exploration Technologyby Ming Li

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 130.00

    Authored by one of the world?s hydrocarbon exploration experts, Geophysical Exploration Technology: Applications in Lithological and Stratigraphic Reservoirs presents the latest technological advancements and cutting edge techniques in reservoir theory, research and exploration. Stratigraphic and lithological reservoirs play a critical role in... more...

  • Social Consequences of Economic Restructuring in the Textile Industryby Cynthia D. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Pitmen's Requiemby Peter Crookston

    McNidder and Grace Limited 2014; US$ 8.74

    Peter Crookston's book offers a beautifully written journalist's account of a Durham mining village and the Great Northern Coalfield woven around the life of Robert Saint, the composer of Gresford, a brass band composition commemorating an earlier mining disaster in which 256 workers died. Crookston brings his formidable observational qualities and... more...

  • Dem Zeitungsleser auf der Spurby Dieter Christianus

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 23.13

    Hauptbeschreibung Rund 25 Millionen Tageszeitungen werden in Deutschland jeden Morgen gelesen. Mit ca. 350 Titeln ist die Vielfalt scheinbar groß, doch dahinter verbargen sich nur knapp 150 Redaktionen. Und viele Verlage stehen seit Jahren mit dem Rücken zur Wand: Sinkende Abonnentenzahlen drücken die Auflagen. Damit und mit der Wirtschaftskrise... more...

  • "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!"by Julia Franziska Landau

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 65.96

    <P>Das Kusnezker Becken (Kuzbass) in Westsibirien war eines der größten Kohlereviere der ehemaligen Sowjetunion. In einer wenig besiedelten Gegend wurden in kurzer Zeit Berg- und Hüttenwerke aufgebaut. Die Propagandaparole "Wir bauen den großen Kuzbass!" soll die Aufbruchsstimmung der forcierten Industrialisierung unter Stalin verdeutlichen.... more...

  • Victorian Railwaymenby P.W. Kingsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Clothing Workers of Great Britainby S.P Dobbs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 265.00

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • A Global Union for Global Workersby Nathan Lillie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book focuses on how global unionism was born in the maritime shipping sector. It argues that the industrial structure of shipping, and specifically the interconnected nature of shipping production chains, facilitated the globalization of union bargaining strategy, and the transnationalization of union structures for mobilizing industrial action.... more...