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A mechanical people : perceptions of the industrial order in Massachusetts, 1815-1880 / Carl Siracusa.


1st ed.. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [1979] .
ISBN 0819550299, 9780819550293

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Subjects Factory system -- Massachusetts -- History.
Factory system.
Industrie -- Massachusetts -- Histoire.
Industries -- Massachusetts -- History.
Industries.
Labor policy -- Massachusetts -- History.
Labor policy.
Massachusetts.
Travail -- Politique gouvernementale -- Massachusetts -- Histoire.
Travail industriel -- Massachusetts -- Histoire.
Travailleurs -- Massachusetts -- Histoire.
Working class -- Massachusetts -- History.
Working class.
Description 313 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-304) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Confronting industrialization -- Massachusetts : building an industrial state -- The bounteous factory -- The respectable worker -- Variations and dissents -- The generation of doubt -- Three disquieting issues : secret ballot, child labor, hours law -- The postwar years : closing ranks -- The image as invention -- Appendices. The calculation of tables 5 and 6 -- Politicians systematically studied for this work -- Voting behavior of some principal cities, 1830-1880.
Genre History.
Geographic Area n-us-ma
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4492641
(OCoLC)ocm04492641
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WorldCat Identities Siracusa, Carl.
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