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Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877

ISBN-10: 0226776697

ISBN-13: 9780226776699

Edition: 1999

Authors: David O. Stowell

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Description:

For one week in late July of 1877, America shook with anger and fear as a variety of urban residents, mostly working class, attacked railroad property in dozens of towns and cities. This book looks for the roots of the troubles.
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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 6/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The "Industrial Revolution Incarnate"
The Contested Terrain of the Streets
Striking against the Railroads
Who Was in the Crowd?
The Aftermath Conclusion: The Great Strike as Urban History Notes Selected
Bibliography
Index