Idle Hands: The Experience of Unemployment, 1790-1990

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Routledge, Jan 1, 1994 - Business & Economics - 368 pages
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"Idle Hands" focuses on the experiences of working people in becoming unemployed, coping with unemployment and searching for work, and their reactions and responses to their problems. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.Visit our eBookstore at:

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John Burnett is an expert on the social history of Britain. His many books include the major Plenty and Want (1989), Idle Hands (1996) and Liquid Pleasures (1999), which won the Andre Simon Prize for best drinks book of the year.

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