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'Railway Derby': occupational community, paternalism and corporate culture 1850-1890

Revill, George (2001). 'Railway Derby': occupational community, paternalism and corporate culture 1850-1890. Urban History, 28(3) pp. 378–404.

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This paper examines the extent to which the Midland Railway workforce in nineteenth-century Derby constituted some form of occupational community. Evidence for this paper is drawn from Midland Railway Company (MR) records combined with census data and other documentary and textual material. It explores the social and domestic world of employees at the Midland Railway Company's headquarters and critically examines the construction of community in both functional and symbolic terms.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0963-9268
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Geography
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: OpenSpace Research Centre (OSRC)
Item ID: 3287
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Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2010 20:56
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