Printed privately in 1996, 102 pages (text and pape numbering on one side only). A4 size paperback (A29CWSO)
As stated on the front cover: 'Thesis submitted for the degree of Master of Philosophy at the University of Leicester, Department of Economic and Social History, University of Leicester, September 1996'. The contents include:
List of tables
List of illustrations and diagrams
Introduction: skilled workers and craft control in British industrial relations
The Nottingham lace industry between the wars: economic history in the lace industry 1919- 1939
Process and working structure of making lace
Changes in production in the interwars
Employment and occupational structure
Craft unions in the lace industry: the organisation, membership, financial situation and provision policy of the Lace Makers Society 1919-39
The organisation of the Lace Makers Society.
Membership and financial situation.
Provision policy of the Lace Makers Society.
Craft union, semi-skilled union and female union: amalgamation between the Lace Makers' Union and the Auxiliary Workers Societies
Auxiliary workers and lower grade unlons in the lace industry in the 1920s
A process of amalgamation: The Lace Makers Union and TUC, 1931 to 1933
The result of the amalgamation and changes in the 1930s
Conclusion: industrial organisation and craft structure in the small traditional craft sector between the war
Appendix 1 Glossary
Appendix 2 Processes involved in making lace
The condition of the book is generally ok. The covers have some minor scuffs and blemishes, and light creasing and wear along the edges and corners, but the spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. The book has slight spine roll along the left hand edge.