Bread and Roses
Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream annotated edition
By (author) Bruce Watson
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Bread and Roses by Bruce Watson
Book DescriptionOn January 12, 1912, an army of textile workers stormed out of the mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, commencing what has since become known as the "Bread and Roses" strike. Based on newspaper accounts, magazine reportage, and oral histories, Watson reconstructs a Dickensian drama involving thousands of parading strikers from fifty-one nations, unforgettable acts of cruelty, and even a protracted murder trial that tested the boundaries of free speech. A rousing look at a seminal and overlooked chapter of the past, Bread and Roses is indispensable reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143037354
Paperback / softback
(201mm x 130mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 25-Jul-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Delving into mythology, religion, philosophy, painting, and science, Light captures the wonder and awe of humanity s study of light across three millennia of discovery."
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In this groundbreaking narrative of one of America's most divisive trials and executions, award-winning journalist Watson mines deep archives and newly available sources to paint the most complete portrait available of the good shoemaker and the poor fish peddler.
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Author Biography - Bruce Watson
Bruce Watson is an award-winning journalist whose articles have been published in Smithsonian, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, San Francisco Examiner, Yankee Magazine, and The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2003.
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