The realities and narratives of paid work: The Scottish workplace in the twentieth century

Arthur McIvor, Lynn Abrams (Editor), Callum G. Brown (Editor)

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This single-authored chapter explores the changing nature of the Scottish workplace in the twentieth century, using workers' own personal testimonies - including oral evidence - to elucidate what work signified to those participating in it.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA History of Everyday Life in Twentieth Century Scotland
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, UK
PublisherEdinburgh University Press
Number of pages28
ISBN (Print)9780748624317
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010

Publication series

NameA History of Everyday Life in Scotland
PublisherEdinburgh University Press


  • Scottish society
  • Scottish culture
  • everyday life
  • Scottish identity

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