Craft capitalism : craftworkers and early industrialization in Hamilton, Ontario, 1840-1872
Craft Capitalism focuses on Hamilton, Ontario, and demonstrates how the preservation of traditional work arrangements, craft mobility networks, and other aspects of craft culture ensured that craftsworkers in that city enjoyed an essentially positive introduction to industrial capitalism.
Print Book, English, ©2007
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, ©2007
x, 326 p. ; 23 cm.
9780802091277, 9780802094087, 080209127X, 0802094082
List of TablesAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Artisans, Craftsworkers, and Social Relations of Craft-Based Industrialization The Structure of Hamilton's Early Industrialization: Continuity and Change Personal Structures: Craftsworkers and Industrial Proprietors by 1871 Craft Mobility and Artisan-Led Industrialization: Continuity in Symbol and Practice A Culture in Continuity: Master--Man Mutualism in Hamilton, Ontario, during Early Industrialization The 'Self-Made Craftsworker': Transmodalism, Self-Identification, and the Foundations of Emergent Culture The 'Self-ImprovingCraftsworker': Dimensions of Transmodal Culture in Ideology and Practice Transmodal Culture in Apogee: 1872 RevisitedConclusionNotesIndex