Back of the Yards: The Making of a Local Democracy Robert A. Slayton

ISBN: 9780226761992

Published: April 15th 1988

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291 pages


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Back of the Yards: The Making of a Local Democracy  by  Robert A. Slayton

Back of the Yards: The Making of a Local Democracy by Robert A. Slayton
April 15th 1988 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 291 pages | ISBN: 9780226761992 | 8.41 Mb

Robert A. Slaytons Back of the Yards is one of the finest accounts I have ever read on an urban, working-class neighborhood in twentieth-century America. Its focus on family, politics, and worklife is penetrating and its conclusions reinforce anMoreRobert A. Slaytons Back of the Yards is one of the finest accounts I have ever read on an urban, working-class neighborhood in twentieth-century America.

Its focus on family, politics, and worklife is penetrating and its conclusions reinforce an emerging scholarly picture of ordinary people exercising unique forms of power.—John Bodnar, author of The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America



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