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Poverty and progress : social mobility in a nineteenth century city

Author: Stephan Thernstrom
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1964.
Series: Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Thernstrom, Stephan.
Poverty and progress.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964
(OCoLC)721056225
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephan Thernstrom
OCLC Number: 256549
Notes: Donations in memory of Loinel V. Patenaude.
Description: xii, 286 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Laborer and community at mid-century --
The problem of social control --
The promise of mobility --
The dimensions of occupational mobility --
Property, savings, and status --
The process of mobility --
Laborer and community in 1880: Toward social stability --
Newburyport and the larger society --
Appendix: Further reflections on the Yankee City series: The pitfalls of ahistorical social science.
Series Title: Publication of the Joint Center for Urban Studies.
Responsibility: by Stephan Thernstrom.

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