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.
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