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Working Lives c.1900: A Photographic Essay
 

Working Lives c.1900: A Photographic Essay (Paperback)

By Olssen, Erik

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For the men and women of the skilled trades in the early 20th century, the skills and knowledge of their respective crafts were a source of identity and pride. Together with the so-called unskilled, who built the infrastructure for the new society, these workers laid the cultural... and social foundations of a new and fairer society. This book uses photographs to show two processes fundamental to creating a new society: the transformation of swamp into farmland then cityscape, and the transplantation of the knowledge and skill acquired in the Old World that were essential to building a new world.
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ISBN 9781877578519
Published NZ 1 Aug 2014
Publisher Otago University Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781877578519
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Otago University Press
Imprint Otago University Press
Published 1 Aug 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Olssen, Erik
Category Photographs: Collections
World History: From C 1900 -
Australasian & Pacific History
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 203mm
Height: 266mm
Spine: 15mm
Dewey Code 305.56209930904
Weight 618g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Blue collar workers - History - 20th century - New Zealand, Working class - History - 20th century - New Zealand, Labor - Social aspects - History - 20th century - New Zealand, Blue collar workers - Pictorial works - History - 20th century - New Zealand, Working class - Pictorial works - History - 20th century - New Zealand
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade

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