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A social history of the laboring classes : from colonial times to the present, Jacqueline Jones

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A social history of the laboring classes : from colonial times to the present
Title
A social history of the laboring classes
Title remainder
from colonial times to the present
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Social History of the Laboring Classes provides a sweeping account of the most significant aspect of nearly every American's life: work. Beginning with the seventeenth century, Jacqueline Jones examines the experiences of different groups of American workers - waged and unwaged, urban and countrysidewithin a framework of the economic transformations that have occurred at regular intervals throughout American history. This concise synthesis by an award-winning historian provides an account of the social history of work for students of American history and general readers alike
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jones, Jacqueline
Dewey number
305.5/62/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8066
LC item number
.J66 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Problems in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Working class
  • United States
  • United States
  • Travailleurs
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Travailleurs
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Social conditions
  • Working class
  • United States
  • Arbeiders
  • Arbeiterklasse
  • Sozialgeschichte
  • USA
  • USA
Label
A social history of the laboring classes : from colonial times to the present, Jacqueline Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Strangers" and other workers in the seventeenth-century colonies -- "Be sure to come free": workers in the eighteenth century -- Crosscurrents of slavery and freedom in the antebellum South -- The northern laboring classes at odds with one another, before and during the civil war -- Idealogies of race in a modernizing economy: the cases of African-American and Chinese workers -- The laboring classes in turn-of-the-century America -- The rise of the state in depression and war: the American workforce, 1916-1945 -- American workers and the new world order in the second half of the twentieth century
Control code
ocm39765493
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780631207702
Lccn
98040544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39765493
  • (OCoLC)39765493
Label
A social history of the laboring classes : from colonial times to the present, Jacqueline Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"Strangers" and other workers in the seventeenth-century colonies -- "Be sure to come free": workers in the eighteenth century -- Crosscurrents of slavery and freedom in the antebellum South -- The northern laboring classes at odds with one another, before and during the civil war -- Idealogies of race in a modernizing economy: the cases of African-American and Chinese workers -- The laboring classes in turn-of-the-century America -- The rise of the state in depression and war: the American workforce, 1916-1945 -- American workers and the new world order in the second half of the twentieth century
Control code
ocm39765493
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
250 pages
Isbn
9780631207702
Lccn
98040544
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o39765493
  • (OCoLC)39765493

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