ISBN-10: 039397779X

ISBN-13: 9780393977790

Edition: 2002

Authors: Upton Sinclair

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The Jungle's influence on the "real world" is extraordinary for a literary work. Sinclair's 1906 landmark novel is credited with awakening the widespread public fury that led to the rapid passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act (1906), a watershed in consumer protection and government legislation.
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List price: $12.10
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

A Note on the Text
The Text of The Jungle
The Author in his Own Words
Excerpts form the Appeal to Reason Version of The Jungle
Sinclair and Sentimentalism
An Alternate Ending
The Early Life of a Muckraker
What Life Means to Me
What Socialism Means to Me
Art and Propaganda
Contemporary Perspectives on the Meatpacking Industry
Interview with P. D. Armour
Portrait of a Beef Baron
The Beef Trust
The Perfection of Capitalism
Cruelty to Animals
A Packer's Rebuttal
Division of Labor in the Meatpacking Industry
Social and Economic Implications of the Division of Labor
Living Conditions and the Immigrant Worker
From Lithuania to the Chicago Stockyards - An Autobiography
Immigrant Wages and Family Budgets
Housing Conditions in Chicago, Ill.: Back of the Yards
From The Social Problems at the Chicago Stock Yards
Immigrant Women and Prostitution
The "Poor Man's Club": Social Functions of the Urban Working-Class Saloon
Slaughterhouse Humor
Historical Studies
Market Conditions and the Beef Trust
Racial and Ethnic Divisions in the Slaughterhouses
Packingtown's Women Workers and Labor Resistance
Muckraking, Progressivism, and the Pure Food and Drug Law
The Extension of Federal Power
The Packing Industry in the Ecosystem
Back to The Jungle: A View from the Twenty-first Century
What Jack London Says of The Jungle
The Jungle
The Chicago Scandals: The Novel Which Is Making History
Jurgis's Conversion
Sinclair's Documentary Strategy
Gender in The Jungle
The Development of The Jungle
The Ironies of Progressive Era Authorship
Selected Bibliography
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