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Author Larkin, Jack, 1943-

Title Where we worked : a celebration of America's workers and the nation they built / Jack Larkin.

Imprint Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, 2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  331 L326w 2010    ---  Lib Use Only
 Axe Special Collections Whitehead  331 L326w 2010 c.2  ---  Lib Use Only
Description ix, 374 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 364-365) and index.
Contents Working the land -- Workshop and household -- Wrestling with nature -- Power and production -- Ordinary jobs.
Summary 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.
Subject Labor -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Labor -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Labor. (OCoLC)fst00989798
Working class. (OCoLC)fst01180418
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Labor -- United States -- History.
Working class -- United States -- History.
Chronological Term 1800-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781599219608
1599219603

 
    
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