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Title The history of capital and labour in all lands and ages : their past condition, present relations, and outlook for the future ... together with an encyclopaedia of Australasian and foreign statistics, in respect to manufactures, mining, agriculture, commerce ...

Published Sydney : Oceanic Publishing, 1888.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/AX  331 H673    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xxxii, 943 pages, 40 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 25 cm
Notes Spine title: History of labour and machinery.
Cover title: Labour machinery statistics.
Running title: History of labour.
"To which has been added an illustrated compendium of information regarding machinery-its uses, abuses, and marvellous effects upon the labour question": p. [905]-943.
Introduction by John Norton.
"Partial list of contributors: Hayter, Coghlan, Tregarthen, Rosbach, Murphy, Davidson, O'Sullivan, Schey, George, Powderly, Arch, Norton, and other celebrated authorities".
Contents pt. I. New South Wales -- pt. II. Victoria -- pt. III. New Zealand -- pt. IV. Queensland -- pt. V. South Australia -- pt. VI. Tasmania -- pt. VII. Labour in antiquity -- pt. VIII. Labour in the middle ages -- pt. IX. Labour in the modern world -- pt. X. Labour in America -- pt. XI. Guilds and trades-unions -- Appendix. The workingman under the law. A compendium of statistical information from the latest and best sources. Facts and figures relating to labour in all parts of the world.
Notes Ferguson, 10446a.
Subject Working class -- Australia.
Working class -- History.
Industrial relations.
Machinery in the workplace -- History.
Labor unions -- History.
Labor unions -- Australia -- History.
Trade unions.