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Author Currarino, Rosanne.
Title The labor question in America [electronic resource] : economic democracy in the Gilded Age / Rosanne Currarino.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xi, 210 p.
Series Working class in American history
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : the labor question in the late nineteenth century -- The Cant of economy : narratives of depression in the 1870s -- Meat versus rice : anti-Chinese rhetoric and the problem of wage work -- The value of wages : historical economics and the meanings of value -- "Labor wants more!" : the AFL and the idea of economic liberty -- The end of the labor question -- Afterword : residues of the labor question.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Working class -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Working class -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Labor -- United States -- History.
Citizenship -- United States.
Democracy -- United States.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1865-1918.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 0252035704
9780252077869
0252077865
9780252035708
9780252090103 (e-book)
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