Down on the Killing Floor by Rick Halpern
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Down on the Killing Floor
By Rick Halpern

Down on the Killing Floor

Black and White Workers in Chicago's Packinghouses, 1904-54

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Down on the Killing Floor by Rick Halpern

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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780252066337
ISBN-10: 0252066332
Format: Paperback
(5830mm x 3895mm x 25mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: University of Illinois Press
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1997
Country of Publication: United States

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