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By Leslie A. Schuster

During this examine of the existence and paintings of Saint-Nazaire's shipbuilding staff within the 30 years ahead of global warfare I, Schuster exhibits that the implications of commercial construction for employees differed sharply based on their assets and studies. She info the competing identities and divergent values maintained through shipbuilding employees, demonstrating that they have been fostered by way of the interplay among kingdom courses, business creation, and the traditions pursued within the neighborhood realm. 3rd Republic monetary regulations for shipbuilding promoted unemployment and employee dependence on country officers over union leaders, and the asymmetric program of capitalist tools of construction intended a number of place of work reviews that extra undercut organization.

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10. Pierre Augustin Eusebe Girault de Saint-Fargeau, Dictionnaire Geographique, Historique, Administratif Industriel, et Commercial de toutes les Communes de la France (Paris: Librarie de Dutertre, 1851), vol. 3, 22; Notice sur le Developpement de Saint-Nazaire, 1820-1899 (Saint-Nazaire; Imprimerie de Fronteau, 1889), 4; Bois, Histoire de Nantes, 322-335; Roger Joxe and Jean Casevitz, "Nantes, la Ville et l'lndustrie," Annales de Geographie 38 (1929): 230-245; Abel Durand, "Le Port de Nantes," Extrait de Bulletin de la Societe de Geographie Commerciale de Paris 32, n.

In July, just after Saint-Nazaire residents approved the city's plan to administer a water concession, the city's water supply dried up. This time the dearth of water affected Saint-Nazaire's middle class, who, in previous years, had contracted with local water delivery companies and been untroubled by water shortages. Within a month, public outrage at the incompetent management of the limited resources forced the resignation of Mayor Lechat-Boileve, who had held that office for thirteen years, as well as the public works engineer and the engineer in charge of the water service.

Journal de Saint-Nazaire (5 October 1862). 79. Journal de Saint-Nazaire (21 September 1862). Many of the indigent fell victim to the 1849 cholera epidemic. 80. Brossard, De Nantes a Saint-Nazaire, 290-291; Notice sur le Developpement, 6-7. 81. Notice sur le Developpement, 15; Journal de Saint-Nazaire (12 October 1862); Reece, The Bretons, 46. 82. Journal de Saint-Nazaire, (3 August 1862). 83. Oppermann, "Agrandissement de la ville," 1-2. Cezaud also expected tax exemptions on building materials.

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