Technical History Of Commerce: Or Skilled Labor Applied To Production


SKU: 9781163634202
Author: Yeats, John
Publication Date: 09/10/2010
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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The Technical History of Commerce: Or Skilled Labor Applied to Production is a book written by John Yeats that explores the evolution of commerce and production through the lens of skilled labor. The book covers a wide range of topics, including the development of tools and machinery, the role of apprenticeships and guilds, and the impact of technological advancements on production processes.Yeats provides a detailed account of the various trades and professions that have contributed to the growth of commerce, from blacksmiths and carpenters to weavers and potters. He also examines the social and economic factors that have influenced the development of skilled labor, such as the rise of capitalism and the growth of international trade.Throughout the book, Yeats emphasizes the importance of skilled labor in the production process and highlights the contributions of individual craftsmen and artisans. He also discusses the challenges faced by skilled workers, including competition from unskilled labor and the impact of industrialization.Overall, The Technical History of Commerce is a comprehensive and informative account of the role of skilled labor in the history of commerce and production. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history of technology, economics, and labor.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.