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Ladies and Gentlemen of the Civil Service : Middle-Class Workers in Victorian America.

Author: Cindy Sondik Aron
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1987.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing from workers' applications, testimonies, and other primary documents, this book examines the changing roles of federal civil servants during the crucial period between 1860 and 1900 as they formed part of the first white-collar bureaucracy in the United States.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aron, Cindy Sondik.
Ladies and Gentlemen of the Civil Service : Middle-Class Workers in Victorian America.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©1987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Cindy Sondik Aron
ISBN: 9780195364316 0195364317
OCLC Number: 935260604
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents: Chapter One. Introduction; PART ONE: Reluctant Pioneers; Chapter Two. The Gentlemen; Chapter Three. The Ladies; PART TWO: A Developing Bureaucracy; Chapter Four. Feminization, Rationalization, Mechanization; Chapter Five. Getting a Job, Keeping a Job, Winning a Promotion; PART THREE: A Sexually Integrated, Middle-Class Workplace; Chapter Six. Adapting to a New Style of Middle-Class Work; Chapter Seven. Manners, Morals, and Money; Chapter Eight. Conclusion; Appendix. Sources and Methods; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W.

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Drawing from workers' applications, testimonies, and other primary documents, this book examines the changing roles of federal civil servants during the crucial period between 1860 and 1900 as they formed part of the first white-collar bureaucracy in the United States.

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