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The Battle for Homestead, 1880-1892: Politics, Culture, and Steel (Pittsburgh Series in Social & Labor History)

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Explores the politics, culture, and morality of steelmaking in late 19th-century America by tracing the circuitous path that led businessmen, engineers, political leaders, and metalworkers to Homestead, Pennsylvania--site of the world's largest and most "progressive" steel mill.
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Paul Krause calls upon the methods and insights of labor history, intellectual history, anthropology, and the history of technology to situate the events of the lockout and their significance in the broad context of America’s Guilded Age.  Utilizing extensive archival material, much of it heretofore unknown, he reconstructs the social, intellectual, and political climate of the burgeoning post-Civil War steel industry.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 491-534) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822954668
Author:
Krause, Paul
Publisher:
University of Pittsburgh Press
Location:
Pittsburgh :
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
United States - State & Local
Subject:
Labor
Subject:
Steel industry and trade
Subject:
Labor - Unions
Subject:
Iron and steel workers
Subject:
Working class
Subject:
Working class -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century.
Subject:
Homestead Strike, 189
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - General
Subject:
United States - State & Local - General
Subject:
Labor & Industrial Relations - Unions
Subject:
HIS036080
Subject:
Homestead Strike, Homestead, Pa., 1892
Subject:
Steel industry and trade -- Pennsylvania.
Subject:
Politics-Labor
Edition Description:
1
Series:
Pittsburgh Series in Social & Labor History
Series Volume:
vol. 1555.
Publication Date:
19920631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
584
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 x 1.3 in

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Paul Krause calls upon the methods and insights of labor history, intellectual history, anthropology, and the history of technology to situate the events of the lockout and their significance in the broad context of America’s Guilded Age.  Utilizing extensive archival material, much of it heretofore unknown, he reconstructs the social, intellectual, and political climate of the burgeoning post-Civil War steel industry.
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