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workers in American history

by James Oneal

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Published by The Rand School of Social Science in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor and laboring classes -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby James Oneal.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN57 .O7 1921
      The Physical Object
      Pagination208 p. ;
      Number of Pages208
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6635159M
      LC Control Number21010318
      OCLC/WorldCa304254

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labor, term used both for the effort of performing a task and for the workers engaged in the activity. In ancient times much of the work was done by slaves (see slavery).In the feudal period agricultural labor was in the main performed by the medieval towns, however, the skilled artisans of the craft guilds became influential citizens.

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