The Principles of Economics: A Fragment of a Treatise on the Industrial Mechanism of Society and Other Papers (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Principles of Economics: A Fragment of a Treatise on the Industrial Mechanism of Society and Other Papers

By the year 1857 I had achieved a careful study of the London Directory.

Among the papers communicated to me by Mrs. J evons is the title-page of a work by J evons, never published, to be called Notes and Researches on Social Statistics or the Science of Towns, I especially as regards London and Sydney. Com menced November A reference to this will be found in the text (p. There is also an elaborate coloured chart, drawn to scale, entitled Classification of I Industrial Occupations.

This diagram shows the Proportional Magnitude Rela tive Position or Connection and the I Proportional Number of the Sexes in each branch of the I great Industrial System of Society (for explanation see and is marked To front the title page. It is based upon the census returns of 1851. The eleven classes, with their respective sub-classes, are: 1. Domestic industry (a) Wives and other relatives, all females (mistress of household); (b) domestic servants; (0) public accommodation (inns, 2. Food and medicine' (i.) (a) bread, (b) ?esh meat, (c) dairy produce, (d) fruit, (e) groceries, (j) liquors, (g) miscellaneous; (ii) Agriculture - (a) males, (b) females; (iii) Medicine. 3. Clothing: (a) made clothes, (b) cotton, (0) wool, (d) ?ax, (e) silk, (f) washerwomen (subsidiary), (g) miscellaneous articles of clothing. 4. Lodging: (i.) House-owners, etc - (a) houses, (6) stone and bricks, (c) slates and plaster, (d) woodwork, (e) decoration; (ii) (a) furniture,(b) utensils.

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Publisher - Forgotten Books

Language - English

Author(s) - William Stanley Jevons

Hardback

Published Date - August 23 2019

ISBN - 9780265977309

Dimesions - 22.9 x 15.2 x 2 cm

Page Count - 306

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