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The Wheelwright's Shop

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George Sturt's frank and moving account of his trade as a wheelwright in the late nineteenth century offers a unique glimpse into the working lives of craftsmen in a world since banished by technology. The wheelwright's shop where he entered business had been operating for two centuries; this chronicle, first published in 1923, is a poignant record of that tradition, written as it was passing into history. E. P. Thompson's new foreword acclaims the significance of Sturt's engaging narrative as a vital document in the history of labour at the turn of the century.

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E. P. Thompson's new foreword acclaims the significance of Sturt's engaging narrative as a vital document in the history of labour at the turn of the century.

Synopsis:

George Sturt's frank and moving account of his trade as a wheelwright in the late nineteenth century offers a unique glimpse into the working lives of craftsmen in a world since banished by technology.

Table of Contents

1. Origins; 2. Timber; 3. General work; 4. Wheels; 5. Tyring; 6. Smithing and sundries; 7. The old order changing; Notes; Glossary; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521091954
Author:
Sturt, George
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Thompson, E. P.
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Subject:
Carriage and wagon making
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Canto original series
Series Volume:
no. 2
Publication Date:
19630131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 line diagrams
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
5.51x8.50x.58 in. .73 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , E. P. Thompson's new foreword acclaims the significance of Sturt's engaging narrative as a vital document in the history of labour at the turn of the century.
"Synopsis" by , George Sturt's frank and moving account of his trade as a wheelwright in the late nineteenth century offers a unique glimpse into the working lives of craftsmen in a world since banished by technology.
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