Proto-Industrialisation in Scandinavia: Craft Skills in the Industrial Revolution

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Bloomsbury Academic, Apr 10, 1987 - Business & Economics - 151 pages

An examination of the crucial role of handcraft workers in the proto-industrial period on the emergence of modern industry in Scandinavia and Finland.

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Contents

The Extent of Protoindustry in Scandinavia
18
Scythemaking in Hedemora
51
a Long Tradition
68
a Protoindustrial Town
89
51
92
The Swedish Engineering Industry at the
109
Craft Skills and Mechanisation
116
Conclusion
135
Index
147
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