An Illustrated Life 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Richard Tames
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Josiah Wedgwood by Richard Tames
Book DescriptionJosiah Wedgwood not only transformed the manufacture of pottery and the methods of its distribution but also revolutionised industry generally. He originated mass-production to increase efficiency and reduce waste, thus providing a product that more people could afford, and pioneered techniques of salesmanship, attracting the custom of royalty and maintaining the same high standard in all his ware. He treated his employees with benevolence, introducing unprecedented methods of management. Despite having a leg amputated at the prime of life, Wedgwood nonetheless continued to devote his attention to his diverse interests and to the industry of which he was the founding father. About the authorRichard Tames is the originator of the Lifelines series. He read history at Cambridge, took a Master s degree in politics at London and teaches for Syracuse University. He is the author of more than sixty titles, and is a qualified Blue Badge tourist guide. Other titles for Shire by this author are: William Morris (see above)Isambard Kingdom Brunel (see above)The Victorian Public House"
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780852636923
(220mm x 170mm x 4mm)
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 10-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Tames
Economy and Society in 19th Century Britain, Paperback (March 2015)
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Find Out About Ancient Egypt, Rome & Greece, Hardback (October 2013)
Explores the ancient cultures that shaped human history and civilization. This title portrays key periods from the past, with glimpses into art, fashion, crafts, trade and warfare. It contains inside-view artworks of palaces and humble homes, and insights into the everyday lives of monarchs, priests, farmers, traders and children of long ago.
Armchair Traveller's History of Cambridge, Hardback (June 2013)
Provides a narrative of the city and university, and a guide to visits within a short driving distance. This title features a variety of aspects ignored in other accounts - food and fashion, music and gardens, books and clubs, Cambridge contributions to poetry, theatre and sport, royal associations and links with the Arab world and China.
East End, Paperback (May 2013)» View all books by Richard Tames
This book provides, in a clear alphabetic format, a witty and reliable social history with many illustrations. It is an essential guide for the visitor and resident. The 2012 Olympic Games provided new infrastructure and vitality to this histori part of England.
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