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Slaves No More: Three Essays on Emancipation and the Civil War

Ira Berlin - History - 1992 - 243 pages
The three essays in this volume present an introduction to history of the emancipation of the slaves during the Civil War. The first essay traces the destruction of slavery by ...
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101 Living Rooms: Stylish Room Solutions

Julie Saville - Architecture - 2003 - 224 pages
Arranged by style, offers information, advice, and design tips on lighting, color, accessories, and flooring for one hundred and one living rooms, ranging from country and ...
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Coercion, Contract, and Free Labor in the Nineteenth Century

Robert J. Steinfeld - Business & Economics - 2001 - 329 pages
Presents a fundamental reassessment of the nature of wage labor in the nineteenth century.
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The Workers' Movement in the United States, 1879-1885

August Sartorius von Waltershausen, David Montgomery, Marcel van der Linden - Business & Economics - 2006 - 264 pages
August Sartorius von Waltershausen (1852–1938) was an eminent German economist who visited the United States at the beginning of the 1880s and wrote a series of articles on the ...
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Harvesting Freedom: African American Agrarianism in Civil War Era South Carolina

Akiko Ochiai - History - 2004 - 289 pages
Details the triumphs and failures of freedpeople in their struggles to claim their own lands on which their forefathers had toiled and died.
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A Living Wage: American Workers and the Making of Consumer Society

Lawrence B. Glickman - Business & Economics - 1999 - 240 pages
The labor movement's response to wages shows how American workers negotiated the transition from artisan to consumer, opening up new political possibilities for organized ...
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Roots of Reform: Farmers, Workers, and the American State, 1877-1917

Elizabeth Sanders - Business & Economics - 1999 - 532 pages
Roots of Reform offers a sweeping revision of our understanding of the rise of the regulatory state in the late nineteenth century. Sanders argues that politically mobilized ...
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The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry

Paul Kahan - Political Science - 2014 - 176 pages
On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents ...
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The Homestead Strike: Labor, Violence, and American Industry

Paul Kahan - History - 2014 - 176 pages
On July 6, 1892, three hundred armed Pinkerton agents arrived in Homestead, Pennsylvania to retake the Carnegie Steelworks from the company's striking workers. As the agents ...
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The Fall of the House of Labor: The Workplace, the State, and American Labor ...

David Montgomery - History - 1989 - 494 pages
Traces the labor movement from the end of the Civil War to the 1920s, and looks at the relationships between workers of different ethnic backgrounds
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