Chicago in the age of capital : class, politics, and democracy during the Civil War and Reconstruction / John B. Jentz and Richard Schneirov.

Author
Jentz, John B., 1944- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
Description
xii, 310 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The city -- The internationale of the citizen workers: from slavery to the labor question -- The eight-hour day and the legitimacy of wage labor -- Chicago's immigrant working class and the rise of urban populism, 1867-73 -- Class and politics during the depression of the 1870s -- Combat in the streets: the Railroad Strike of 1877 and its consequences -- Regime change.
ISBN
  • 9780252036835 (hbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0252036832 (hbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011039506
OCLC
754518593
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