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Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939

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  • Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939 (Cambridge University Press) – Trade paperback (2007)
    by Lizabeth Cohen

    Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939

    Trade paperback, Cambridge University Press
    2007
    English
    2nd ed.
    494 pages

    ISBN: 0521715350
    ISBN-13: 9780521715355

    This book examines how it was possible and what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists and national political participants by the mid-1930s. We follow Chicago workers as they make choices about whether to attend ethnic benefit society meetings or to go to the movies, whether to shop in local neighborhood stores or patronize the new A & P. As they made daily decisions like these, they declared their loyalty in ways that would ultimately have political significance. When the depression worsened in ... Show more

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Reviews of Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939

Overall customer rating: 4.000
mitchny

Very Good:well written and Researched

by mitchny on Jan 7, 2010

This book is a thoughoughly researched history of the labor movement in Chicago during early times. It is quite engrossing and illustrates the duplicity that large employers engaged in to keep their employees working for low wages and in dangerous conditions.

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