Working People of Philadelphia, 1800-1850

Working People of Philadelphia, 1800-1850

By: Bruce Laurie (author)Paperback

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Author note: Bruce Laurie is Professor and Director of the History Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


Acknowledgments Introduction Part I: The Work Setting, 1800-1850 1. The Sources of Industrial Diversity Part II: The Forging of Working-Class Cultures, 1820-1837 2. Revivalists: The Militias of Christ 3. Traditionalists: "The Boys of Pleasure" 4. Radicals: Thomas Paine's Progeny 5. "We Are All Day Laborers": The General Trades' Union of the City and County of Philadelphia, 1833-1837 Part III: Hard Times, 1837-1844 6. "The Uses of Adversity" Part IV: Years of Discord, 1845-1850 7. Workers at Bay 8. Varieties of Radicalism Part V: Epilogue 9. Radicalism United and Divided Notes Bibliography Index

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  • ISBN13: 9780877222927
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780877222927
  • weight: 340
  • ISBN10: 0877222924

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