A History of Labour in Sheffield

  title={A History of Labour in Sheffield},
  author={Sidney Pollard},
Sheffield and Its Industry at the Mid-Century: Sheffield in 1850 The Sheffield light trades at the onset of the age of steam The steel industry before Bessemer Mid-Victorian Expansion and the Great Depression, 1850-1893: Sheffield at the time of its industrial revolution The end of the golden age of the Sheffield trades The birth of the modern steel industry The End of an Epoch,1893 -1914: Sheffield at the close of the age of liberalism The light industries in transition Steel, engineering and… 

The business and technology of the Sheffield Armaments industry 1900-1930

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The Politics of Urban Leaseholds in Late Victorian England

  • D. Reeder
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    International Review of Social History
  • 1961
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Trade Unions and the Engineering Industry Dispute at Barrow-in-Furness, 1897–98

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  • Economics, History
    International Review of Social History
  • 1975
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The recent republication of four of Asa Briggs' essays on Birmingham presents an appropriate moment to consider the significance of his work in this area.' His view of the city's experience of

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Personal Capitalism and British Industrial Decline: The Personally Managed Firm and Business Strategy in Sheffield, 1880–1920

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., has maintained that the persistence of the personally managed firm in Britain may be a cause of that nation's long-run industrial decline. This article contributes to the

Between capital and labour : The petite bourgeoisie in Victorian Edinburgh.

OF THESIS This thesis is a social and economic history of. the contribution of the petite bourgeoisie to the process of class and social formation in Victorian Edinburgh. It seeks to further our

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Was there a secret revolutionary movement in England during the early Industrial Revolution and, if there was such a movement, must we accept that its existence would be “unprovable”? Should we agree

The Growth of Wesleyan Methodism in Victorian England and Wales

  • R. Walker
  • Economics
    The Journal of Ecclesiastical History
  • 1973
Between the accession of queen Victoria and her death sixty-three years later the Wesleyan Methodist Church increased its membership from 292,000 to 454,000 persons. Recently, however, Dr. Currie has

Backstreet capitalism: An analysis of the family firm in the nineteenth-century Sheffield cutlery industry

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