Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877

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For one week in late July of 1877, America shook with anger and fear as a variety of urban residents, mostly working class, attacked railroad property in dozens of towns and cities. The Great Strike of 1877 was one of the largest and most violent urban uprisings in American history. Whereas most historians treat the event solely as a massive labor strike that targeted the railroads, David O. Stowell examines America's predicament more broadly to uncover the roots of this rebellion. He studies the urban origins of the ...

Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226776699

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Streets, Railroads, and the Great Strike of 1877 1999, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226776682

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