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Working Americans, 1880-2012

Author: Scott Derks
Publisher: Lakeville, CT : Grey House Pub., ©2012-<2016>
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
The updated Second Edition of this important reference work focuses on the lifestyles and economic life of working class families and looks, decade by decade, into the kind of work they did, the homes they lived in, the food and clothes they bought, the entertainment they sought as well as the society and history that shaped the world Americans worked in from 1880 to 2012. From the wealth of government surveys,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Derks
ISBN: 9781592375646 1592375642 9781619257436 1619257432 9781682170779 1682170772 9781682171042 1682171043 9781592375677 1592375677 9781682177457 1682177459
OCLC Number: 794913609
Notes: Title of v. <5, 6>: Working Americans, 1880-2015.
"A universal reference book"--Cover.
"Also available as an e-book. Visit for more information"--Vol. 1, p. xviii.
Description: volumes <1, 5, 6, 7> : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: v. 1. The working class. --
v. 5. Americans at war : 1880-2015 --
v. 6. Women at work --
v. 7. Social movements --
v. 8. Immigrants.
Other Titles: Working Americans, 1880-2015
Working Americans, 1810-2015
Working Americans, 1880-2016
Responsibility: by Scott Derks.


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