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Escape from the market : Negotiating work in Lancashire

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Product description

At the outset of the industrial revolution the Lancashire labour market was a model of thoroughgoing competition. Wages adjusted quickly and smoothly to changes in the demand for and supply of labour. Within two generations, however, workers and firms had retreated from the market. This book explains the causes and effects of changes in the labour market in the context of new developments in labour economics and new research in social and economic history. Hardback in good condition with dust jacket which slightly marked and grubby. Owners name on front page. Marked "damaged" but no other damage visible.

Item details

Author(s):
Michael Huberman
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521561515
ISBN-13:
9780521561518
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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At the outset of the industrial revolution the Lancashire labour market was a model of thoroughgoing competition. Wages adjusted quickly and smoothly to changes in the demand for and supply of labour. Within two generations, however, workers and firms had retreated from the market. This book explains the causes and effects of changes in the labour market in the context of new developments in labour economics and new research in social and economic history. Hardback in good condition with dust jacket which slightly marked and grubby. Owners name on front page. Marked "damaged" but no other damage visible.

Author(s):
Michael Huberman
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1996
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521561515
ISBN-13:
9780521561518
Number of pages:
222
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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