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Author Jentz, John B., 1944-

Title Chicago in the age of capital [electronic resource] : class, politics, and democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction / John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov.

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xii, 310 p. : ill.
Series Working class in American history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The city -- The internationale of the citizen workers: from slavery to the labor question -- The eight-hour day and the legitimacy of wage labor -- Chicago's immigrant working class and the rise of urban populism, 1867-73 -- Class and politics during the depression of the 1870s -- Combat in the streets: the Railroad Strike of 1877 and its consequences -- Regime change.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Labor -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Capitalism -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Industrialization -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Schneirov, Richard.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780252036835 (hbk. alk. paper)
9780252093951 (e-book)

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