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Company Men
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Company Men

White-collar Life and Corporate Cultures in Los Angeles, 1892-1941

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Company Men by Clark Davis

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America's white-collar workers form the core of the nation's corporate economy and its expansive middle class. But just a century ago, white-collar jobs were new and their future anything but certain. In Company Men Clark Davis places the corporate office at the heart of American social and cultural history, examining how the nation's first generation of white-collar men created new understandings of masculinity, race, community, and success-all of which would dominate American experience for decades to come. Company Men is set in Los Angeles, the nation's "corporate frontier" of the early twentieth century. Davis shows how this California city-often considered on the fringe of American society for the very reason that it was new and growing so rapidly-displayed in sharp contours how America's corporate culture developed. The young men who left their rural homes for southern California a century ago not only helped build one of the world's great business centers, but also redefined middle-class values and morals. Of interest to students of business history, gender studies, and twentieth-century culture, this work focuses on the "company man" as a pivotal actor in the saga of modern American history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801862755
ISBN-10: 0801862752
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Clark Davis

Clark Davis was an associate professor of history at California State University at Fullerton.

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