A books of facts and figures on a variety of subjects, including the United States, world history, people, health, war, disasters, the arts, science and technology, honors, religion, and the curious.Wl1ereas one craftsman used to make pots, start to finish, in a factory one man would fire the ... In the mines the numbers ran up to 1, 000. One effect of reliance on slave labor was to inhibit invention. lt became cheaper to use 3 or 4 slaves for a heavy task than to design and build a ... And the existence of slave labor not only detemiined the income to be derived from manual work, but the social status of it.
|Title||:||The People's Almanac|
|Author||:||David Wallechinsky, Irving Wallace|
|Publisher||:||Doubleday Books - 1975|