Persisting Traditions: Artisan Work and Culture in Bangor, Maine, 1820-1860

Title

Persisting Traditions: Artisan Work and Culture in Bangor, Maine, 1820-1860

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Description

This book is about the work and culture of artisans in Bangor, Maine, during the decades of early industrialization. The central question posed here is how did these artisans, these highly skilled housewrights and shipwrights, tinsmiths and blacksmiths, carriage makers and cabinet makers, coopers and cordwainers, iron founders and other skilled workers, respond to the emerging industrial system?

ISBN

0815319363

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

Garland Publishing

City

New York

Keywords

Artisans, Small businesses, Industries, Work ethic, Maine, Bangor

Disciplines

Labor History | United States History