Jennifer Galactica (habituallydaft) wrote in uw,
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Historian E. P. Thompson (1967) noted that until the instituion of modern notions of time, work paterns were characterized by alternating bouts of intense labor and idleness, at least whenever people were in control of their own working lives. He has even suggested that this pattern persists today but only among some self-employed professionals, such as artists, writers, small farmers and college students.

Global Problems and the Culture of Capitalism -- Richard H. Robbins
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