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Contents

List of Figures
Preface: Toiling to Live
Acknowledgements

Introduction: A Pursuit of Pleasurable Studies with Woodworkers

Chapter 1. An Anthropologist’s Journey into Craftwork & Apprenticeship
Chapter 2. The Carpenters’ Company & Early London Apprenticeships
Chapter 3. The Building Crafts College: a history
Chapter 4. Getting Started
Chapter 5. Crafting Craftspeople
Chapter 6. Vocational Migrants to Craftwork
Chapter 7. The Intelligent Hand
Chapter 8. Problem Solving at the Bench
Chapter 9. Managing Pleasurable Pursuits
Chapter 10. Skill and Ageing

Epilogue: Towards a Hands-on Curriculum

Bibliography
Index

The Pursuit of Pleasurable Work

Craftwork in Twenty-First Century England

Trevor H. J. Marchand

482 pages, 21 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-80073-274-2 Hb Published (November 2021)

eISBN 978-1-80073-275-9 eBook