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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