Craft Apprentice: From Franklin to the Machine Age in America

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  • Title: Craft Apprentice: From Franklin to the Machine Age in America
  • Author: William J. Rorabaugh
  • ISBN: 9780195051896
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback

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Craft Apprentice: From Franklin to the Machine Age in America

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  1. I read this book for my continuing project to self educate in labor history The early part of my education, this book and a book about merchant sailors, mostly cover ground predating the existence of labor unions as we know them today or even as we knew them in the 50s , but I understand why Professor Jamie Bronstein at New Mexico State covers this material it s impossible to understand labor unions i.e working people of the 20th century and today if we don t understand the conditions of working [...]


  2. William J Rorabaugh s survey of craft apprenticeship s decline through the first half of the 19th century is contrasted with the concentration of capital in America s cities and the restriction of capital for small business owners , the rise of factory work and cash wages, and a rising professional class of bookkeepers, clerks, and clock punchers and the bourgeois attitudes of a growing material culture Adolescent individualism, reflected in the personal relationships of evangelical Christian re [...]