The Industrial Efficiency Of Rural Labour.
University of Wales Press.
By c. d. harbury. assisted by a. d. smith.
8vo. 5.75 x 8.75 inches. ix + [i] + 228 pp. Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in dust wrapper. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a clean ex-library copy with class no. on spine, stamp on verso of title, labels, etc. Illustrated by 3 folding tables and by numerous tables in text. A study of industrial productivity, comparing rural and urban labour. Eleven case studies examine a number of industries, including wood, metal and concrete products (with breeze block manufacturing), hosiery, light electrical engineering, leather finishing, egg packing, brick and garment manufacture. Colin Desmond Harbury (1922-2012) was Lecturer in Economics, University of Birmingham and later Professor of Economics at City University, London.
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