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Our Towns

James Hinton

in Women, Social Leadership, and the Second World War: Continuities of Class

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199243297
eISBN:
9780191714054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243297.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter returns to the wider female associational world, examining attempts to consolidate women's organizations around a non-partisan reformist agenda which reflected their conviction that, ... More


The Long Road to Collective Skill Formation in the Netherlands

Karen M. Anderson and Dennie Oude Nijhuis

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The current vocational education and training (VET) system in the Netherlands originated in the training initiatives undertaken by private actors in the artisan and industrial sectors in the ... More


Continued Collectivism: The Role of Trade Self-Management and the Social Democratic Party in Danish Vocational Education and Training

Moira Nelson

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The present-day Danish vocational training system exhibits a strong collective orientation. After providing an overview of the way that the current system operates, this chapter adopts a historical ... More


Introduction: Incorporation and the Corporate Framework

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The introduction explores the context in which the Incorporation of Mary’s Chapel developed. The phenomenon of the craft guild is an important part of the Europe’s urban social structure, from the ... More


Pubs, Drunkards, and Licensing Laws

Daniel Sperber

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

We now move on from the marketplace to the pubs and drinking houses, which as we have already seen, were to be found in the periphery of the market area. Here again we ... More


“One Shekel of Your Private Silver”

Joe Carlen

in A Brief History of Entrepreneurship: The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780231173049
eISBN:
9780231542814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173049.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

What role did the entrepreneur play in shaping Ancient Mesopotamia, the “cradle of civilization”? This chapter demonstrates how the entrepreneurial drive transformed this pagan Middle Eastern ... More


Legacy: Cambridge in the 14th and 15th Centuries

Catherine Casson, Mark Casson, John S. Lee, and Katie Phillips

in Compassionate Capitalism: Business and Community in Medieval England

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529209259
eISBN:
9781529209280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529209259.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 7 connects the book to work on the subsequent history of Cambridge, including that on the development of the University. It considers the extent to which trends identified in the Hundred ... More


Little Masters, Real Masters, and Masterpieces

Robert O. Gjerdingen

in Child Composers in the Old Conservatories: How Orphans Became Elite Musicians

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190653590
eISBN:
9780190653620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190653590.003.0013
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Theory, Analysis, Composition

In the world of apprentices, journeymen, and masters, a masterpiece was a test piece completed as part of a claim to a master’s level of skill and status. In formal guilds there could be elaborate ... More


Origins and aspirations: voluntary women's organisations and the representation of housewives, mothers and citizens

Caitríona Beaumont

in Housewives and citizens: Domesticity and the women's movement in England, 1928-64

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719086076
eISBN:
9781781705971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086076.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the origins and aims of the five voluntary women's organisations included in this research: the Mothers’ Union, Catholic Women's League, National Council of Women, National ... More


Musicians’ organisations before 1893

John Williamson and Martin Cloonan

in Players' work time: A history of the British Musicians' Union, 1893â2013

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784991326
eISBN:
9781526120786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991326.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter outlines the history of musicians’ representative organisations before the formation of the Amalgamated Musicians’ Union in 1893. It traces developments from the fourteenth century to ... More


Communities of religion

Mairi Cowan

in Death, life, and religious change in Scottish towns c. 1350-1560

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719080234
eISBN:
9781781705704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080234.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines townspeople’s participation in parishes, guilds, and the burghs themselves. Each of these groups employed religious symbols to express a sense of community and each deployed ... More


Organised Labour in Limerick City, 1819–1821: Violence and the Struggle for Legitimacy

John McGrath

in Crime, Violence and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940650
eISBN:
9781786944986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940650.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter is concerned with labour struggles in Limerick and a blend of guild language, trade union activity and modes of violence in the shape of the united trades. It describes how the ... More


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