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French, M. (2005)
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Economic History Society
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: HT, HF
Within the lower middle-class, British commercial travellers established a strong fraternal culture before 1914. This article examines their interwar experiences in terms of income, careers, and associational culture. It demonstrates how internal labour markets operated, identifies the ways in which commercial travellers interpreted their role, and explores their social and political attitudes.
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