by Jonathan Rose - £16.99 Yale University Press (2010)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780300153651 | ISBN 10: 0300153651
Now in its second edition, this landmark book provides an intellectual history of the British working classes from the preindustrial era to the twentieth century.
Drawing on workers' memoirs, social surveys, library registers, and more, Jonathan Rose discovers which books people read, how they educated themselves, and what they knew. A new preface uncovers the author's journey into labour history, and its rewarding link to intellectual history.
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