ix, 374 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-365) and index.
Working the land -- Workshop and household -- Wrestling with nature -- Power and production -- Ordinary jobs.
Presents an illustrated and evocative panorama of the experience of work and the workplace in America during the golden age of labor--from the Industrial Revolution to the monumental task of building an economic and military superpower that was able to defeat fascism and spread democracy.