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  • Published: 19 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781409031826
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

Working Lives




A fascinating collection of the forgotten voices of British industry.

Working Lives is an unprecedented oral history archive, recording the experiences of the last people to work in Britain's great traditional industries – the mills, the mines, the shipworks and the foundries.

  • Published: 19 July 2012
  • ISBN: 9781409031826
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 576

About the author

David Hall

David Hall started and built his own business from nothing to over a hundred employees working from fourteen centres across the UK. David has published two previous titles for entrepreneurs: In the Company of Heroes and The Hallmarks for a Successful Business, and both wrote and presented the BBC TV series Winning, which won a Royal Television Society Award. He was also awarded the Ernst & Young Northern Region Entrepreneur of the Year award as a Supporter of Entrepreneurship. He is a Fellow of Durham University and a Visiting Fellow of the University of York. He was recently appointed Entrepreneur in Residence at the Barclays Centre for Entrepreneurship at Durham Business School.

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Praise for Working Lives

Nostalgic and oddly moving . . . Hall brilliantly describes the heat and dangers of the weaving sheds and coal mines

Daily Mail

A timely memorial for a nation that loves its pastoral history but struggles with the nobility of the industrial age

Sunday Times

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