Wolfgang Streeck: Factories, 7 February 2019
Show More Behemoth: A History of the Factory and the Making of the Modern World by Joshua Freeman.
Norton, 448 pp., £12.99, March 2019, 978 0 393 35662 5Show More
“... The high point of the visit was the foundry in the basement – which, as I now learn from Joshua Freeman’s marvellous book, was the standard place for foundries in car factories of that era. Here, where the heat seemed unbearable and there was almost no light, half-naked men carried the molten metal, red-hot, from the furnace to the casting ...”