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However, while the Edinburgh labour aristocracy in the mid-Victorian years accommodated themselves to these bourgeois norms, it did not blindly accept existing capitalist society and all the precepts of the bourgeois masters. They did not collaborate with the employers and took no part in politics.

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The labour aristocracy were a section of the 19th century working class who were relatively better paid, more secure, better trated at work and more able to control the organisation of their work.

They led a distinctive ‘respectable’ life Size: KB. Engineering is often regarded as central to the formation of a labour aristocracy. [8] The expansion of the industry was certainly associated with the expansion of skilled employment, much of it highly labour aristocracy in Victorian Edinburgh book.

Skilled engineering workers had been under pressure in the s culminating in the lock-out of   The Reformer, 5 November Robert Gray The Aristocracy of Labour in Nineteenth-century Britain c, Macmillan, is an excellent summary of current research on the subject but needs to be read in conjunction with the relevant sections of Alastair J.

Reid Social Classes and Social Relations in BritainMacmillan, E.J. Gray, Robert, The Aristocracy of Labour in Nineteenth-century Britain c, (Macmillan), is an excellent summary of early research on the subject but needs to be read in conjunction with the relevant sections of ibid, Reid, Alastair J., Social Classes and Social Relations in Britain and Lummis, Trevor, The labour aristocracy.

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Abstract. In those days, the stonemasons, like the miners, were the aristocrats of labour. On the occasion of the marriage of my father and mother, they were driven to church in a four in hand with a postillion rider in front.

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The book focuses upon identifying the labour aristocracy, and has tried to identify its activities and its values, its relationship to the rest of the working class, and its emerging ideology.

The labour aristocracy in mid-Victorian Kentish London represented through its values and its activities an element in what nationally was a recently. The Public Culture of the Victorian Middle Class. Ritual and Authority in the English Industrial City, by Simon Gunn, (Manchester University Press, ) Class edited by Patrick Joyce.

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Most of the writings on the labour aristocracy concentrate on whether such a category of workers actually existed, and if so, what were its essential features and its role in segmenting the working class in Victorian .Objective: to understand the meaning of the qualitative data included in the Notebook of wet nurses kept by James Young Simpson.

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