The Town Labourer
The New Civilization

J. L. & Hammond, Barbara
Publisher:  Anchor Books, London, United Kingdom
Year Published:  1968   First Published:  1917
Pages:  298pp  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX7685

the Hammonds look at the dislocations caused by the Industrial Revolution in Britian, from the point of view of those who suffered from them. Focuses on the years from 1760 to 1832.


Table of Contents

1. The New Power
2. The New Discipline
3. The New Town
4. Justice
5. Order
6. The Economic Conditions
7. The War on Trade Unions
8. The Employment of Children (i): The Mill
9. The Employment of Children (ii): Mines and Chimneys
10. The Mind of the Rich
11. The Conscience of the Rich
12. The Defences of the Poor (i): The Spirit of Union
13. The Defences of the Poor (ii): The Spirit of Religion
14. The Mind of the Poor
15. The Ambitions of the Poor
16. Conclusion
Chief Authorities
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