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Worst Jobs In History

The Most Unenviable Jobs Of The Last Two Thousand Years

by Tony Robinson

  • 159 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Boxtree Ltd .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Social history,
  • Television,
  • Work & labour,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • British Isles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • World - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7981176M
    ISBN 100752215337
    ISBN 109780752215334

      9. Firefighter. Median Annual Salary: $45, Projected Job Growth by 7%. Firefighters are on the list of the worst jobs not because the individuals hate what they are doing. A no-holds-barred look at the most unenviable jobs of the last 2, years in British history. As befits the man behind Baldrick, Tony Robinson has uncovered life in the underbelly of history in The Worst Jobs in History. Whether it's swilling out the crotch of a knight's soiled armour after the battle of Agincourt, risking his neck in the rigging of HMS Victory, or as 'Groom of the Stool.

    The Worst Jobs in History 作者: Robinson, Tony 出版社: Trafalgar Square 出版年: 页数: 定价: $ 装帧: Pap ISBN: 豆瓣评分.   Most of these low-paying jobs require that the applicant have no more than a high school diploma, and most offer on-the-job training. 25 of the Lowest Paying Jobs Here are the top 25 worst paying jobs in America, according to an employment survey .

    The Worst Jobs in History takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone's backs, over the last few hundred years of Britain's history/5(36). The Worst Children's Jobs in History takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labor. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation.


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This is a book to accompany the TV series "The Worst Jobs in History" and covers the same material. The series is available on DVD separately, and I should discourage you from viewing it on the usual video-sharing websites where it is also available/5.

The Worst Jobs in History is such an entertaining lesson in the history of some of the most difficult and unpleasant jobs in British history. One would normally not ponder such thoughts as what happens to discarded bones from dinner or cigars or who were the people that cleaned the streets for the Lords and Ladies in the Victorian era/5(11).

Tony Robinson has to be one of the best presenters on television, with Time Team and Worst Jobs in History, now he brings his own inimitable style to the written word. In this book, he details the many, many unpleasant jobs that children had to do in the years gone by/5(37).

The Worst Children's Jobs in History takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labor. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone’s backs over the last few hundred years of Britain’s history/5.

What are the Top Ten Worst Jobs in History. Read about the ten most revolting, difficult and dangerous jobs that children had to do in the past.

Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does.3/5(1). The Worst Jobs in History is a British television series hosted Worst Jobs In History book Tony Robinson on Channel second series was shown in March on History Television in Canada, then in April on Channel 4 in the UK.

The first season is also shown with some regularity on History Robinson tries his hand at each of the jobs, ultimately nominating which one he thought Worst Jobs In History book the worst. Check out our new website for more incredible history documentaries: HD and ad-free.

Tony Robinson presents a series examining some of Author: Timeline - World History Documentaries. Check out our new website for more incredible history documentaries: HD and ad-free. Some of the least pleasant employment opportunitie. Eileen Battersby of The Irish Times called it "one of the worst books ever written" and "the first book written for people who didn't read books." [46] Despite the negative reviews, it was successful enough to be eventually adapted for the big screen one year later and a sequel a decade after.

In The Worst Children's Jobs in History Sir Tony Robinson takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone’s backs, over the last few hundred years of Britain’s s: The 10 Worst Jobs in Books By Rachel Cantor | Rachel Cantor’s wildly original first book Cantor takes us on a history tour through the worst jobs from literature.

The Worst Jobs in History is such an entertaining lesson in the history of some of the most difficult and unpleasant jobs in British history. One would normally not ponder such thoughts as what happens to discarded bones from dinner or cigars or who were the people that cleaned the streets for the Lords and Ladies in the Victorian era/5(3).

The claim: The Tulsa riot of that destroyed the city's all-Black district was the worst riot in U.S. history but can't be found in any history books. The Worst Children's Jobs in History takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labor.

This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone’s backs over the last few hundred years of Britain’s history. From a jigger-turner to a turnip-picker, from an orderly boy to a matchbox maker 5/5(1).

Synopsis As befits the man behind Baldrick, Sir Tony Robinson has uncovered life in the underbelly of history. Whether it's swilling out the crotch of a knight's soiled armour after the battle of Agincourt, risking his neck in the rigging of HMS Victory, or as 'Groomer of the Stool' going to places where none of Henry VIII's six wives would venture, Tony endures the worst jobs imaginable to.

by Tony Robinson includes books The Worst Jobs in History and The Worst Children's Jobs in History. See the complete The Worst Jobs in History series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

Synopsis In The Worst Children's Jobs in History Sir Tony Robinson takes you back to the days when being a kid was no excuse for getting out of hard labour. This book tells the stories of all the children whose work fed the nation, kept trains running, and put clothes on everyone’s backs, over the last few hundred years of Britain’s history.

Tony Robinson has set out to investigate the underbelly of British history through 2, years of wretched employment whether it's swilling out the crotch of a knight's soiled armor or collecting human waste to turn into gunpowder.

Covering the Roman invasion to the reign of Queen Victoria, Robinson uncovers an unseen army undertaking arduous, hazardous, deeply unpleasant work. Work satisfaction is based on multiple factors, including pay and benefits, work environment, public and personal perceptions of the work, work-life balance, and interpersonal relationships with colleagues.

Stacker has looked at data from PayScale and the Bureau of Labor Statistics to determine the 50 worst jobs in the United States. With Tony Robinson, Damian Brooke, Jonathan Foyle, Marc Meltonville.

Tony Robinson visits various periods in history, literally getting involved in the worst jobs our ancestors had to endure. There were two book spin-offs, The Worst Jobs in History, and a book aimed at younger readers which focused on child labour, The Worst Children's Jobs in History.

Examples of the Worst Jobs: An Arm and a Leg: Coin-stampers found guilty of stealing entire coins were punished by having a hand cut off and nailed to the door of the workshop.

Name: Influencer PA. Salary: £19,£23, p/a. Description: The very worst job in the history of humanity. Taking pictures of an idiot for a living doesn’t sound that bad. I didn’t say. "The worst job I ever had was working for a convenience store chain in the San Jose area while in college.

The chain was called 'Stop 'n' Go,' and it's now out of business. The store was open from AM to AM, and there were only three staff members, so the shifts were very long and there was little relief if someone needed time off.