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EAN-139780754664109   EAN-13 barcode 9780754664109
Product NameThe Idea Of Work In Europe From Antiquity To Modern Times
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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SKU8978766
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Width6.42 inches    (convert)
Height9.37 inches    (convert)
Weight31.2 ounces    (convert)
AuthorJosef Ehmer, Catharina Lis
Page Count386
BindingHardcover
Published07/28/2009
Long DescriptionThis volume takes a fresh and innovative approach to the history of ideas of work, concerning perceptions, attitudes, cultures and representations of work throughout Antiquity and the medieval and early modern periods. Focusing on developments in Europe, the contributors approach the subject from a variety of angles, considering aspects of work as described in literature, visual culture, and as perceived in economic theory. As well as external views of workers the volume also looks at the meaning of work for the self-perception of various social groups, including labourers, artisans, merchants, and noblemen, and the effects of this on their self-esteem and social identity. Taking a broad chronological approach to the subject provides readers with a cutting-edge overview of research into the varying attitudes to work and its place in pre-industrial society.
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