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Labor in the metropolis.

Gus Tyler

Labor in the metropolis.

by Gus Tyler

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Published by C. E. Merrill Pub. Co. in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Labor unions -- United States.,
    • Urbanization -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesMetropolitan America: its government and politics series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6508 .T918
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 183 p.
      Number of Pages183
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5299511M
      ISBN 100675090725
      LC Control Number72080406
      OCLC/WorldCa508316

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      The dramatic story of the explosive clash of industry, labor, and government that shook the nation and marked a turning point for America. On a May morning in , President Grover Cleveland looked out on the most astounding metropolis ever built, the fabulous White City of the World’s Columbian Exposition. and yet riddled with. This article is within the scope of WikiProject participate in the project, please visit its page, where you can join the project and discuss matters related to book use this banner, please refer to the improve this article, please refer to the relevant guideline for the type of work. C This article has been rated as C-Class on the project's quality scale.


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Slavery's Metropolis - by Rashauna Johnson November   Johnson, Rashauna. Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press, Hardback. In conjunction with Cambridge University Press and Rashauna Johnson, Age of Revolutions is proud to offer its seventh revolutionary raffle.

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Slavery's Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions available in Hardcover, NOOK Book. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN Pub. Date: Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Price: $In the future, the society of Metropolis is divided in two social classes: the workers, who live in the underground below the machines level, and the dominant classes that lives in the surface.

The workers are controlled by their leader Maria, who wants to find a mediator between the upper class lords and the workers, since she believes that a heart would be necessary between brains and muscles.Slavery's Metropolis - by Rashauna Johnson November We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.