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Manufacturing Labor Discipline

Apprenticeship, Asymmetrical Knowledge, and Large-Scale Production in Britain and France, 1750–1820

Leonard N. Rosenband

designed to produce skilled, malleable hands —rather than journeymen—before large-scale mechanization. In April 1771, Josiah Wedgwood, the celebrated English pottery manufacturer, grumbled that “it is very strange how long workmen are in quitting a habit

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Rachel Pistol

outbreak of war, MPs such as Eleanor Rathbone, Victor Cazalet, Josiah Wedgwood and Geoffrey Mander, among others, regularly questioned the government about policies relating to refugees. Several MPs urged the government to accept Jewish refugees from