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A Cultural History Of Work

by Deborah Simonton and Anne Montenach

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How has our relationship with 'work' changed for different cultures over the centuries? What effect has it had on politics, art and religion? In a work that spans 2,500 years these ambitious questions are addressed by 63 experts, each contributing their overview of a theme applied to a period in history.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Work in Antiquity (Edited by Ephraim Lytle, University of Toronto, Canada)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Work in the Medieval Age (Edited by Valerie L. Garver, Northern Illinois University, USA)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Work in the Early Modern Age (Edited by Bert De Munck, University of Antwerp, Belgium and Thomas Max Safley, University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Enlightenment (Edited by Deborah Simonton, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark and Anne Montenach, Aix-Marseille University, France)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Work in the Age of Empire (Edited by Victoria E. Thompson, Arizona State University, USA)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Work in the Modern Age (Edited by Daniel J. Walkowitz, New York University, USA)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781474245036

Published by Bloomsbury