Uniting the Tailors
Trade Unionism Amoungst the Tailors of London and Leeds 1870-1939
By (author) Dr. Anne J. Kershen
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Uniting the Tailors by Dr. Anne J. Kershen
Book DescriptionThis book is not only about the tailoring industry and its trade unions; it is about the experience of eastern European immigrants in a trade as old as the Bible and yet as new as the electric sewing machine; it is about the role of women in a new industry and about the impact of socio-economic change on fashion. Finally, it is about the way in which sub-divisions and differences were accommodated under the umbrella of one particular trade union.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780714641454
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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