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Author Rosenzweig, Roy.

Title Eight hours for what we will : workers and leisure in an industrial city, 1870-1920 / Roy Rosenzweig.

Imprint Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1985, c1983.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Haldeman-Julius Collection  306.4809744 R727e, 1985    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description xi, 304 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Interdisciplinary perspectives on modern history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Workers in an industrial city, 1870-1920 -- The rise of the saloon -- Immigrant workers and the Fourth of July -- The struggle over the saloon, 1870-1910 -- The struggle over recreational space : the development of parks and playgrounds -- The struggle over the Fourth : the safe and sane July Fourth movement and the immigrant working class -- The commercialization of leisure : the rise of a leisure market and the persistence of the saloon -- From rum shop to Rialto : workers and movies.
Subject Labor and laboring classes -- Recreation -- Massachusetts -- Worcester -- History.
Worcester (Mass.) -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0521239168
052131397X (pbk.)
9780521313971 (pbk.)
Standard No. YDXCP 456842
NZ1 4384007

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