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Bread and Roses: Mills, Migrants, and the Struggle for the American Dream

ISBN: 9780143037354
Publisher: Penguin Books
Edition: Reprint
Publication Date: 2006-07-25
Number of pages: 368
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On January 12, 1912, an army of textile workers stormed out of the mills in Lawrence, Massachusetts, commencing what has since become known as the "Bread and Roses" strike. Based on newspaper accounts, magazine reportage, and oral histories, Watson reconstructs a Dickensian drama involving thousands of parading strikers from fifty-one nations, unforgettable acts of cruelty, and even a protracted murder trial that tested the boundaries of free speech. A rousing look at a seminal and overlooked chapter of the past, Bread and Roses is indispensable reading.

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