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The MANCHESTER COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LIBRARY AND ITS ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

The MANCHESTER COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LIBRARY AND ITS ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY In Manchester, in June, 1824, one Hugh Pritchard publicly sold his wife, aged 26, for 3s. Earlier in the year there had been labour riots because the employers insisted on increasing hours of work from eleven to twelve a day. Earlier still, in February, the treadmill was introduced into the New Bailey Prison. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aslib Proceedings: New Information Perspectives Emerald Publishing

The MANCHESTER COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LIBRARY AND ITS ASSISTANCE TO INDUSTRY

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0001-253X
DOI
10.1108/eb049558
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Abstract

In Manchester, in June, 1824, one Hugh Pritchard publicly sold his wife, aged 26, for 3s. Earlier in the year there had been labour riots because the employers insisted on increasing hours of work from eleven to twelve a day. Earlier still, in February, the treadmill was introduced into the New Bailey Prison.

Journal

Aslib Proceedings: New Information PerspectivesEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1955

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