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Triangle : the fire that changed America

Author: David Von Drehle
Publisher: New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Advance reading copyView all editions and formats
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Describes the 1911 fire that destroyed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village, the deaths of 146 workers in the fire, and the implications of the catastrophe for twentieth-century politics and labor relations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Von Drehle, Dave.
Triangle.
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)648599379
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Von Drehle
ISBN: 0871138743 9780871138743
OCLC Number: 748683078
Description: 340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue : Misery Lane --
1. Spirit of the age --
2. The Triangle --
3. Uprising --
4. The golden land --
5. Inferno --
6. Three minutes --
7. Fallout --
8. Reform --
9. Trial --
Epilogue --
Appendix --
Notes on sources --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: David Von Drehle.
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Describes the 1911 fire that destroyed the Triangle Shirtwaist factory in New York's Greenwich Village, the deaths of 146 workers in the fire, and the implications of the catastrophe for twentieth-century politics and labor relations.

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