Citations with the tag: LABOR -- History
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- The mobilization of labour in the milling industry of thirteenth- and early fourteenth-century...
Langdon, John // Canadian Journal of History; Apr96, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p38
Investigates opportunities for labor in the milling industry of 13th and early 14th-century England. Construction, operation and maintenance of water-mills and windmills; Power of industries in drawing workforces.
Balnave, Nikola; Brigden, Cathy; Patmore, Greg; Taksa, Lucy // Labour History; May2011, Issue 100, preceding p1
An introduction to the issue is presented that discusses Australian labour history, industrial labour in Australia and labour and politics in Australia.
- THIS WEEK IN.
Balnave, Nikola; Brigden, Cathy; Patmore, Greg; Taksa, Lucy // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune; 2/16/2012, Vol. 75 Issue 29, p8
A timeline is presented of events during the month of February related to the labor history in the U.S.
- Labor issues focus of Legislature's attention.
J.S. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 12/29/97, Vol. 18 Issue 26, p29
Focuses on Louisiana's Legislature for 1997, with reference to labor. Indepth look at federal funding for the state's welfare recipients; Details on the amount of job training programs consolidated by the Legislature; Information on Garey Forster being appointed secretary of the Labor Department.
Cowman, Krista // Labour History Review; Aug2007, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p111
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Heather Hughes titled "The Coolies Will Elbow Us Out of the Country: African Reactions to Indian Immigration in the Colony of Natal, South Africa" and another by Simon Phillips titled "If We Depart From These...
- Theses and Dissertations: 2006.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review; Dec2007, Vol. 72 Issue 3, p275
The article presents a bibliography of theses and dissertations published in 2006 about British and Irish Labour History including "The Anglican Church in the East Riding of Yorkshire, c. 1740-1860, with particular reference to the economic aspects," by David J. Bowes, "Poverty and philanthropy...
- Annual Bibliography: 2009.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review; Dec2010, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p271
A bibliography is presented of journal articles and books on labor history published in 2009, including ones by Yasmin Adeeb, Tariq Ali, Elizabeth Baigent, and others.
- Seeing was believing.
Cowan, Mary Morton // Cobblestone; Oct92, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p24
Presents a photo essay with text featuring child labor conditions in the early 1900s. Typical conditions for child laborers; Concerns of adults about conditions; Role of photographer Lewis Wickes Hine and an organization called the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC); Impact on child labor...
- Robbed of a childhood.
Olson, Tod // Junior Scholastic; 2/10/95, Vol. 97 Issue 12, p8
Discusses the history of child labor in the United States. Case of Patrick Kearney, a nine-year-old child laborer in 1907; Characteristics of child workers; Efforts of reformers.
- Robbed of a childhood.
Olson, T. // Scholastic Update; 1/25/91, Vol. 123 Issue 9, p16
Traces the history of child labor in the United States. Types of jobs held; Early beliefs that work was good for children; Dramatic rise in child labor as factories sprung up across America in the late 18th, and throughout the 19th, centuries; Harsh working conditions; Efforts of reformers to...
- The infinite quest.
Coolidge, Shelley Donald // Christian Science Monitor; 3/13/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 76, p11
Offers information on the history of labor in the world, effects of the Industrial Revolution, and other social changes.
- American labor history: a conspiracy of silence?
Rosenzweig, Roy // Monthly Labor Review; Aug87, Vol. 110 Issue 8, p51
Examines the general conspiracy of silence about American labor history. 'American Heritage' journal's coverage of the labor history; Scarcity of museums devoted primarily to labor history; Limitations of most public presentations of labor history.
- The Migrants.
Sykes, Marjorie // History Today; Jun79, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p401
Discusses the history of the arrival of Irish migrant laborers in Great Britain in the 19th century. Description of their way of life; Places in the country where Irish migrant workers attended harvests; Accommodations provided for hired migrant workers.
Hannam, June // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing); Aug2006, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p98
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Sheila Blackburn which addresses factory workers' conditions in the ninenteenth century and early twentieth century and another by David Stead about the economic implications of farming from 1750-1850.
Lonardo, Michael; Sweeny, Robert C. H. // Labour / Le Travail; Fall2008, Vol. 62, p321
A list of books and articles on Canadian labor history published between 2005 and 2008 is presented which includes "Hiroshima Immigrants in Canada, 1891-1941," by Michiko Midge Ayukawa, "Military Workfare: The Soldier and Social Citizenship in Canada," by Deborah Cowen, and "Working People: An...
- Canadian Committee on Labour History.
Lonardo, Michael; Sweeny, Robert C. H. // Labour / Le Travail; Spring92, Vol. 29, p351
The article lists several books which includes "A Communist Life: Jack Scott and the Canadian Workers Movement 1927-1985," edited by Bryan D. Plamer, "Class, Gender and Region: Essays in Canadian Historical Sociology," edited by G. S. Kealey, and "Labour/Le Travail Index," by Robert Hong.
- Recent Publications in Canadian Labour History / Travaux r�cents en histoire des classes populaires canadiennes.
Lonardo, Michael; Sweeny, Robert C.H. // Labour / Le Travail; Fall2003, Vol. 52, p369
The article presents a list of publications related to Canadian labour history including "Colonization and Community: The Vancouver Island Coalfield and the Making of the British Columbian Working Class," by John Douglas Belshaw, "For the Love of the Game: Amateur Sport in Small-Town Ontario,...
Lonardo, Michael; Sweeney, Robert C. H. // Labour / Le Travail; Fall2007, Vol. 60, p339
A list of publications related to labour history is presented including "M�decins et patriotes 1837-1838," by Georges Aubin and Marcel Rheault, "Fighting from Home: The Second World War in Verdun," by Serge Marc Durflinger, and "A Better Life: A Portrait of Highland Women in Nova Scotia," by...
- John Saville (1916�2009): Appreciations and Memories.
Lonardo, Michael; Sweeney, Robert C. H. // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing); Apr2010, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p114
Several individuals present first person accounts detailing their experiences with scholar John Saville.
Patmore, Greg // Labour History; May2010, Issue 98, preceding p1
An introduction to the issue is presented, with reference to articles by Robert Tierney, Noah Riseman, Phillip Deery, and others.
- LABOR HISTORIES (Book Review).
Green, George // Journal of the West; Summer2000, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p106
Reviews the book `Labor Histories: Class, Politics, and the Working-Class Experience,' by Eric Arnesen, Julie Greene and Bruce Laurie.
- 'YOU ARE TOO SENTIMENTAL': PROBLEMS AND SUGGESTIONS FOR A NEW LABOR HISTORY.
McDonnell, Lawrence T. // Journal of Social History; Summer84, Vol. 17 Issue 4
Focuses on the implication of sentimentalism on the labor history in the United States. Effect of sentimentalism on capital and labor; Comparison of sentimentalism between laborers and entrepreneurs; Existence of sentimentalism in the American labor movement.
- ANNOUNCEMENTS AND ACTIVITIES.
McDonnell, Lawrence T. // Journal of Southern History; May2010, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p535
The article offers information on the Southern Labor Studies Conference April 7 through 10, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia, including a call for papers.
- Annual Bibliography: 2010.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing); Dec2011, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p231
This bibliography presents articles published in 2010 in scholarly periodicals including "Urban History," "Twentieth Century British History," and "War in History" on topics related to international subjects of labor history including the historiography of labor studies, Chartism, and trade...
- SOURCES FOR LABOUR HISTORY.
Battye, John H. // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Spring74, Issue 28, p41
This section presents a list of information resources on British labor history for the period 1954-1971.
- Table of Contents.
Battye, John H. // Labour / Le Travail; Fall85, Vol. 16, p3
The table of contents for the "Labour/Le Travail," is presented.
Patmore, Greg // Labour History; Nov2010, Issue 99, preceding p1
An introduction to the issue is presented, with reference to articles by Shaun Ryan, Ray Markey, Nick Dyrenfurth, and others.
Patmore, Greg // Labour History; May1984, Issue 46, preceding p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including labour archives, the North American labour history, and the labour groups in Queensland.
- THIS WEEK IN LABOR HISTORY.
Patmore, Greg // Southern Illinois Labor Tribune; 1/24/2013, Vol. 76 Issue 24, p5
The article offers information on several events related to labor history of the U.S. including strike in a steel plant on January 21, 1946, increment in wages for laborers in the U.S. on January 24, 1952 and winning of a two day sit-down strike at the Brooklyn electric plant on January 26, 1937.
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS OF TASMANIA, 1856-1900, WESTERN AUSTRALIA, 1890-1900, As a Source of Labour History.
FRY, E. C. // Labour History; May1966, Issue 10, p38
The article presents a list of archival resources related to labor history available in the parliamentary papers of the then-colonies of Tasmania and Western Australia from the second half of the 19th century, organized into topical sections such as immigration, convict labor, railways, and...
- Reference Sources for Labor History Month.
Joseph, Deborah; Sparanese, Ann // Booklist; 05/15/2000, Vol. 96 Issue 18, p1778
Presents reference sources on labor history in the United States. Web sites that give information on labor history.
- Cosas del currele.
CÁMARA, SIR // Capital Humano; Jul2009, Vol. 22 Issue 234, p146
A humorous cartoon is presented, depicting the history of labor from prehistoric times to the global financial crisis which began in 2008.
- Theses and Dissertations: 2008.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review; Dec2009, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p372
The article presents a list of theses and dissertations for the year 2008, including "The Dublin nationalist press and the development of Irish nationalism, 1842-65," by Ann Andrews, "The identity of the British Liberal party, 1945-62," by Matthew Cole, and "Rich and poor, white and black, free...
- Fringe benefits.
Ward, Colin // New Statesman & Society; 5/12/95, Vol. 8 Issue 352, p28
Discusses aspects of labor history in Great Britain contained in the book `Fellowship is Life: The National Clarion Cycling Club 1895-1995,' by Denis Pye. Origins of self-help and mutual aid in the industrial towns of Northern England and the Scottish lowlands; Life-enhancing inventions in...
- America's Checkered Past.
Ward, Colin // World & I; Aug2000, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p58
Investigates the history of child labor in the United States until the 1850s. Number of child laborers according to an 1870 census; Efforts which addressed the issue of child labor; Details on the Fair Labor Standard Act.
- Who abolished corvee labour in Egypt and why?
Brown, Nathan J. // Past & Present; Aug94, Issue 144, p116
Investigates the issues surrounding the abolition of corvee or forced labor in Egypt during the 19th century. Expansion of corvee labor; Various uses of corvee labor; Transformation of the nature of corvee labor between 1800 and 1875; British occupation of Egypt and its role in corvee...
- Good roads and chain gangs in the progressive South: `The negro convict is a slave.'
Lichtenstein, Alex // Journal of Southern History; Feb93, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p85
Examines the penal road gang in the South during the Progressive Era. Archaic statute labor system as a major impediment to good roads; Movement to improve roads using prison labor; Harnessing convict labor to Progressive methods and beliefs about crime and punishment; Racial repression and...
- WORK, GENDER AND THE ARTISAN TRADITION IN NEW ENGLAND SHOEMAKING, 1780-1860.
Blewett, Mary H. // Journal of Social History; Winter83, Vol. 17 Issue 2
Examines the history of work, gender and artisan tradition in the labor industry in New England from 1780 to 1860. Concept of artisan culture; Details on the status of women during the pre-industrial period; Changes in the mode of production in the shoe industry.
- THE UNEMPLOYED AND THE LAND.
Marsh, Jan // History Today; Apr82, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p16
Looks at the farm colonies established by the British government to encourage those unemployed in cities to return to agricultural works. Details of the farm colony that was established by the Home Colonization Society; Aim of the Salvation Army land colony in Essex, England; Failure of Laindon...
- Theses and Dissertations: 2010.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review (Maney Publishing); Dec2011, Vol. 76 Issue 3, p257
This bibliography presents scholarly theses and dissertations written in 2010 on topics related to international subjects of labor history which includes the dissertations "Capitalism in post-colonial India: Primitive accumulation under dirigiste and laissez faire regimes," by Rajesh...
- 'Labourers and Farmers in the late nineteenth century - some changes'
Dunbabin, J.P.D. // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn65, Issue 11, p6
Discusses developments that occurred regarding laborers and farmers in England, south of a line from Lincolnshire to Herefordshire, during the 19th century. Sobriety of behavior; Decline in the English labor force between 1851 and 1871; Rise in wages resulting from the labor shortage;...
- Discussion on Dunbabin's Paper.
Dunbabin, J.P.D. // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn65, Issue 11, p9
Focuses on topics of discussions on J.P.D. Dunbabin's paper 'Labourers and Farmers in the Late Nineteenth Century--Some Changes,' published in the September 1965 issue of the 'Bulletin for the Society of the Study of Labour History.' Associations between railwaymen and agricultural laborers;...
- FARM LABOUR IN SCOTLAND 1800-1850.
Houston, George // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn65, Issue 11, p10
Provides an overview of farm labor in Scotland from 1800 to 1850. Conditions before 1800; Demand for and supply of labor; Price changes within the labor market; Institutional influences on the labor market; Early attempts to form trade unions.
- Discussion on George Houston's Paper.
Houston, George // Bulletin -- Society for the Study of Labour History; Autumn65, Issue 11, p12
Focuses on topics of discussions on George Houston's paper 'Farm Labour in Scotland 1800-1850,' published in the September 1965 issue of the 'Bulletin for the Society of the Study of Labour History.' Effect of Irish immigration on the conditions of Scottish farm workers; Sectarian bitterness...
- `Regular farm girl': The Women's Land Army in World War II.
Carpenter, Stephanie Ann // Agricultural History; Spring97, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p162
Discusses the formation of the Women's Land Army (WLA) to provide American farmers with essential labor during World War II. National programs by the federal government to reach communities; Initial participation from the coastal regions; Response of women to the call for agricultural labor.
- Agricultural workers in World War II: The reserve army of children, Black Americans, and Jamaicans.
Tucker, Barbara M. // Agricultural History; Winter94, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p54
Focuses on agricultural workers during World War II in the United States. Labor shortages early in the war; Workers enticed into agricultural labor market; Farmers turning to children, southern white women, southern Blacks, and Jamaicans for labor in agriculture; Children as part of the Victory...
- Transnationalizing American Labor History.
van der Linden, Marcel // Journal of American History; Dec99, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p1078
Presents a transnational perspective of labor history in the United States. Challenges faced by labor historians; Impact of the collapse of socialism on classical labor historiography; Aspects of labor transnationalism.
- Theses and Dissertations: 2009.
Adeeb, Yasmin; Boud, Fathi // Labour History Review; Dec2010, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p293
A list is presented of theses and dissertations on labor history completed in 2009, primarily in the United States and United Kingdom, including ones by Junko Akamatsu, Simon L. Barley, Carol-Ann Barnes, and many others.
- Migration and work in the Alps (17TH-18TH Centuries): Family Strategies, Kinship, and Clientelism.
Fontaine, Laurence // History of the Family (Elsevier Science); 1998, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p351
Examines migration and work in the Alps in the 17th-18th centuries. Family strategies; Kinship; Clientelism; Factors for decision about migration; Ways families do or do not choose between working in the village or elsewhere.
- RECENT PUBLICATIONS UPON ECONOMICS.
Fontaine, Laurence // Quarterly Journal of Economics; Aug08, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p653
A list of publications on economics is presented. Included in the list are "Introduction to the Study of Economics" third edition, by C. J. Bullock, "The Labor History of the Cripple Creek District: A Study in Industrial Evolution," by B. M. Rastall, and "The Diary of a Working Farmer: Being the...