Contractors and trades. Trades people are sometimes referred to as tradesmen or craftsman, and a tradesman is a skilled worker in a particular trade or craft. We have identified a handful of specialty tradesman books; if you know the brand then please look at the 'Buy by Brand' at the top menu to easier searching.
Most contractor books can be identified by the AGC of America (explained below). At little Smokey's Bookshop we have singled out a few other publishers for their books on contractors too!
Now, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is a construction trade association in the United States of America that seeks to improve construction quality in tandem with public safety in construction.
In 1918, the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is was founded through the efforts of the United States of America President Woodrow Wilson who recognized the need for such a body to work with the construction industry and government for the benefit of the United States. Today, the infrastructure of the is largely to the benefit of AGC members and their chapters. The following publications are a tribute to their efforts in construction quality and advancements in safety.