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A Guide to Systematic Readings in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (Paperback) Loot Price: R439
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A Guide to Systematic Readings in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (Paperback): James Baldwin

A Guide to Systematic Readings in the Encyclopaedia Britannica (Paperback)

James Baldwin

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ... the mechanic, the builder, the farmer, the worker on the roads, the employee of the mill or the factory. " The life of man in this world," says Samuel Smiles, "is for the most part a life of work. In the case of ordinary men, work may be regarded as their normal condition. Every man worth calling a man should be willing and able to work. The honest laboring man finds work necessary for his sustenance, but it is equally necessary for men of all conditions and in every relationship of life.... Labor is indeed the price set upon everything which is valuable. Nothing can be accomplished without it." In the present chapter it is the purpose of the GUIDE to point out some of the many articles and other passages in the Encyclopedia Britannica that may be of general interest to all classes of workingmen, and especially to those who labor with their hands. The history of labor is identical with the history of civilization, for without the one the other could not exist. Workingmen of the present day may learn much that is both interesting and History of instructive by studying the conditions of labor Labor. in former times and in other countries. The Britannica affords ample facilities for such study. See, for example, the following articles or parts of articles: Labor in early times, I. 294; XIV. 165. Slavery, XXII. 129. Labor in England in the Middle Ages, XIV. 166. Day-laborers in the time of Queen Elizabeth, XIV. 169. Labor laws in Great Britain, XIV. 171. The factory system, sup. 2837. Apprenticeship, II. 212; IX. 760. Guilds, XI. 259; of London, XIV. 819. The following articles will be found of greater or less interest to the different classes of workingmen everywhere: Labor and Capital, XXIV. 48. Labor and Labor and Wages, XXIV. 306. Capital. Labor...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: James Baldwin
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 104
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-84959-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-84959-2
Barcode: 9781150849596

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