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Bread--and roses; the struggle of American labor, 1865-1915.

Author: Milton Meltzer
Publisher: New York, Knopf [1967]
Series: Living history library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A documented account of the growth of the American labor movement from the Civil War to World War I. Examines labor conditions resulting from the change to mass production in mine, mill, and railroad; child labor; women workers; tenement life and sweatshops as contrasted to the life of the rich in the Gilded Age; and the strikes that made the union a permanent institution.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009.
Bread--and roses.
New York, Knopf [1967]
(OCoLC)573656877
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milton Meltzer
OCLC Number: 470335
Description: 231 pages illustrations, facsimiles, portraits 22 cm.
Contents: Revolution by machine --
Only bread, and nothing more? --
Women who work --
Children in the mills --
Tenements and sweatshops --
Who owns America? --
Bread or blood --
I love this union cause --
Rebellion on the railroads --
Dream-and reality --
Bomb at Haymarket --
Which way: Gompers or Debs?
Series Title: Living history library.

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A documented account of the growth of the American labor movement from the Civil War to World War I. Examines labor conditions resulting from the change to mass production in mine, mill, and railroad; child labor; women workers; tenement life and sweatshops as contrasted to the life of the rich in the Gilded Age; and the strikes that made the union a permanent institution.

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