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The industrial worker, 1840-1860 : the reaction of American industrial society to the advance of the Industrial Revolution

Author: Norman Ware
Publisher: Chicago : I.R. Dee, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The response of American workers to the advance of the Industrial Revolution, showing how labor suffered severe losses and sought to hold on to its economic status.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Ware
ISBN: 0929587251 9780929587257
OCLC Number: 20694591
Notes: "Elephant Paperbacks, EL 116"--Cover.
Reprint, with new introd. Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1924.
Description: xiii, 258 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The state of the nation --
The immigrant and the homes of the poor --
The spirit of the age --
The degradation of the worker --
The new power: the factory controversy --
The new power: the dangers of paternalism --
The degradation of the operative --
The ten-hour movement: industrial, 1840-60 --
The change of personnel --
The ten-hour movement: political, 1850-60 --
The reformers: associationists --
Land reform --
Coöperation --
The labor movement: defensive, 1840-50 --
The labor movement: aggressive, 1820-60.
Responsibility: by Norman Ware ; with an introduction by Thomas Dublin.
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Ware writes with vigor and with refreshing freedom from traditional viewpoints.... He raises real problems and throws light upon them. * New Republic *

 
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