Homestead: the glory and tragedy of an American steel town
A chronicle of the rise and fall of the town of Homestead, Pennsylvania, describes how the town went from being the emblem of America's industrial might and the heart of the U.S. Steel Corporation to being a run-down relic. 25,000 first printing.
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A must read book on how not to run an industry. How both union and management officals spent so much of their energies taking care of themselves at the expense of their fellow men. Well written and seeming to cover all aspects of a tragedy that could haver been prevented. If you care about our country, you should read this book
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I had thought the book was going to cover mainly the 1892 strike at the Carnegie owned steel works in Homestead. Instead I found it a fascinating history of the steel industry, both the corporation ...
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