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Economic history

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Economic history (V310): Study of the growth and development of economies in history. May include the study of industrialisation.

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Document Sweated labour

Week 8. Sweated trades of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

womens history, work, 19th century, 20th century view
Document Domestic service

Week 7. Women in domestic service

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Document Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

Week 10. Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

womens history, 19th century, 20th century view
Document Businesswomen in the 18th & 19th centuries

Week 9. Women in business

womens history, 18th century, 19th century, work view
Document Women's work reading list, preparation and assignments

Women's work reading list, preparation and assignment options, weeks 1-10

womens history, work, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century view
Document Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

Week 10. Clerical work and the 'New Woman'

womens history, 19th century, 20th century view
Document Women in the Nottingham lace industry

Week 9. Women's work in the Nottingham lace industry

womens history, work, 19th century view
Link An Enquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith 1776

The Wealth of Nations is one of the earliest attempts by the Scottish academic Adam Smith to describe the structure of the early industrialising...

Economics, Political economy, Eighteenth Century, Adam Smith, Industrial Revolution, History view
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