Down on the Killing Floor
Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-54
By (author) Rick Halpern
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Down on the Killing Floor by Rick Halpern
Book DescriptionThis detailed study of the relationship between race relations and unionization in Chicago's meatpacking industry draws on traditional primary and secondary materials and on an extensive set of interviews conducted in the mid-1980s that explore subjective dimensions of the workers' experience.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780252066337
(227mm x 151mm x 25mm)
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rick Halpern
Inventing Collateral Damage, Paperback (September 2010)
A provocative, powerful collection exploring the concept of 'collateral damage' in wars throughout the ages
Slavery and Emancipation, Hardback (October 2002)
A comprehensive collection of primary and secondary readings on the history of slaveholding in the American South. Each topical section contains one major article by a prominent historian, and three primary documents.
American South and the Italian Mezzogiorno, Hardback (December 2001)» View all books by Rick Halpern
The essays in this volume explore the multiple connections and parallels between the histories of the American south and the Italian south. Leading historians of the two regions consider issues such as the stereotypes relating to the two souths and the ideology of the landed elite.
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